Teance Stories

Baochong, the Green Oolong

Like the champagne of France, 包種茶 Baochong is the signature tea of Taiwan, an island specialty that carries the fragrance of tropical flowers and native fruits. For a tea to be considered pure Baochong, the tea leaves must be grown on Wen Shan mountain, Taiwan and processed in a specified way. Unlike other oolongs, Baochong consists of only young tender leaves that are lightly roasted to minimize oxidation and maintain that vivid green color. ...
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The First of the Taiwan Oolongs

Taiwan, a small island rich in fruits and agriculture, as well as traditional Chinese and indigenous cultures alike, is also one of the most important tea regions in the world. ...

Ruby Red 18

The Taiwanese lead the way with innovating and improving on thousands of years of tradition. Their skillset lies in understanding what can be elicited from each varietal and species to create an inter ...

Hongcha in Taiwan

The little island of Taiwan continues to lead the way with innovative techniques in production. Part of the region’s advantage is found in it’s environment- Taiwan boasts some of the most extre ...