dong fang mei ren

Part of a series: What Should It Taste Like? The legend behind this tea includes a story of Queen Victoria giving this tea its name. Research suggests the tea wasn’t commonly referred to as Oriental Beauty until the 1970’s. Before that, it was called peng feng (膨风) tea (braggart’s tea).  Records mentioning Peng feng tea […]


Taiwan Oolongs from Tea Magazine

by Jason Walker on January 18, 2013

in origin, Voices of Tea, wulong/oolong

. In case you haven’t seen the latest edition of Tea Magazine, there’s lots of interesting stuff on Taiwan oolongs. Austin Yoder and Thomas Shu reveal the beauty of some of Taiwan’s tea growing regions and the teas they produce. Yoder especially gives a feel for the people and places he has walked among. But […]