Red Jade Black Tea Upgrade
August 18, 2020
Our source of Red Jade Black Tea (Tai Cha 18) is a success story in progress. And his most recent advancement in his operations has been to optimize the quality control of his Red Jade production. He is only using his prime summer produce for making his Red Jade Black Tea, and designating the early and late harvests for Ruby White Tea making. He has also begun to be more precise in timing of harvests, and picky (no pun intended!) about the selection of hand-picked leaves to reap only the proper degree of maturity in the new leaf growth.
Red Jade Black Tea: Taiwan's Black Tea Specialty
April 04, 2019
What is called "red tea" (紅茶 / 红茶) in Chinese is known as Black Tea in English. Taiwan has its own special Black Tea named Red Jade Black Tea due to its luminescent reddish-ochre brew. Also known as Taiwan Tea No. 18, Red Jade Black Tea is a hybrid of the Assam tea plant and the wild tea tree that grows naturally in the mountain forests of Taiwan.
Tea for Me Please, Eco-Cha's Guest Post: Taiwan Mountain Tea - The Indigenous Plant
November 18, 2013
Andy wrote a very interesting piece on the indigenous tea plant in Taiwan. We've shared it first with our friends at Tea for Me Please, head over there to have a read about a 100 year old tea tree in central Taiwan!
Taiwan Mountain Tea - The Indigenous Plant