Chinese Tea Culture
Chinese Tea culture is one of the common traits shared by all the 56 ethnic groups in China.
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Chinese tea has a history of over 5,000 years, during which a series of unique tea Culture have come into being, covering from tea plant cultivation and conservation, tea-leaf picking to processing and sampling tea. Tea-leaves are mainly produced in the southern area to the Yangtze River for mild climate and fertile ground there, such as the provinces of Zhejiang, Yunnan, Guizhou and Fujian. There produce an abundance of renowned tea varieties, e.g. Longjin, Wulong, Pu'er, Tieguangyin.
Tea Culture is one of the common traits shared by all the 56 ethnic groups in China. Many Chinese people believe that a day is not perfect without a cup of tea. Either in the warm southern mountain area or on the frozen northern grassland, stuff like Gongfu tea, buttered tea and milk tea are all among the favorite drinks. Furthermore, both ancient and modern Chinese people tend to indulge in elaborating on poems, essays, dances and dramas on the tea.
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- Chinese Tea Brewing
Chinese Tea Brewing In the past, Chinese used a different method to make tea.
- Chinese Tea Ceremony
Chinese Tea Ceremony Serving and drinking tea play a major cultural role in China.
- Chinese Tea Classes
Chinese Tea Classes Although there are hundreds of varieties of Chinese tea, they can mainly be classified into five categories.
- Chinese Tea History
Chinese Tea History According to Lu Yu, the writer of the book Tea Classics during the Tang Dynasty, Chinese tea has enjoyed a history of more than 4000 years.