Video of Modern Oolong Tea Making

February 12, 2017

 

 

We are excited to share this video we recently made that shows all the steps involved in making Oolong tea. We were inspired to make this simple documentary film after we contributed an extensive, detailed article to WORLD OF TEA on the machines that have been invented in Taiwan for modern Oolong Tea processing.

Modern Oolong Tea Processing Video

Given that the article is a lengthy read that perhaps only real tea geeks would fully appreciate, we made this live on-site video version of essentially the same content, but in a compact, quickly digestible format. We hope you enjoy watching, and please feel free to post any questions or comments on this post or the article at worldoftea.org

 





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