Definitely the most luxury tasting in 2013 Nantou Global TeaExpo

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10 Taiwanese Champion teas are ready for tasting

It is definitely the most luxury tasting I’ve ever made!!!

2013 Nantou Global TeaExpo from 5th, Oct., 2013 ~27th, Oct., 2013 is holding a “Golden Tasting” event, offering 17 different exquisite Taiwanese teas to taste, 10 teas per time, only cost NTD100.  It makes a pretty good deal…

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If you are a tea lover, and you happen to visit Taichung, Taiwan, this is the place you have to go!


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It was a sunny day, and I wanted to find a place outside for a good afternoon tea. Here we go, 耕讀園 in Taichung, a beautiful traditional tea restaurant hidden in the downdown of Taichung city.  But it is actually a very … Continue reading

Sun Moon Lake after the rain


It was raining, raining and raining in Taiwan for the last whole week! There are even floods in some places. Fortunately, the rain stopped few days ago and Kevin from Dong Feng Black Tea took the chance to shoot these beautiful photos in Sun Moon Lake, just after the rain. Thanks Kevin for kindly sharing his pictures. Continue reading

A little Trip to Lugu (鹿谷) and Shanlinxi (杉林溪)


Few days ago, I went to lugu and took a little detour to shanlinxi for tea garden visting.  Between lugu and shanlinxi is connected by a crooked mountain road in which there are 12 turns named after by the 12 Chinese Animal Zodiac, incl. Rat, Ox, Tiger, Dragon, Sneak, Horse, Sheep, Monkey, Rooster, Dog, and Pig. Continue reading

Taiwan Tea Trip- Yuchi Town (Sun Moon Lake)- Part 1

A view of Sun Moon Lake

A view of Sun Moon Lake (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Rise from the Ashes of the Phoenix – the black tea of Yuchi (Sun Moon Lake)


Many of you may be familiar with the Ruby Black (Taiwan Tea #18) at Sun Moon Lake if you are a fan of black tea.  However, fewer people know about the story behind it.  As the subtitle saying “Rise from the Ashes of the Phoenix”, it is not only a story of the rise and fall of black tea in Yuchi Township, but also a story of people strove forward when it seemed no hope at all. Continue reading