Teance Stories

Who's Naughty or Nice

Teas are like us too, each with their own characteristics and personalities, and yes, some are nice and easy to work with, and some are, well, not so easy. Not saying they are bad! Just need a bit more attention and care. ...
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From the Archives | White Peony

Now that Qing Ming is over and the pre-rain harvest of White Down Silver Needle/ Baihao Yinzhen is also officially over, we are harvesting the White Peony white tea here at Fuding, Fujian, China. ...

Unearthing the Beauty and Uniqueness of White Tea

White tea is not green tea, nor can it be easily defined as just a harvest of tea leaf buds in the spring. White tea was named for the under belly of its unopened leaf buds that retain baby fuzz and m ...

Anji Baicha | White or Green?

Many people are confused over this question of what the word ‘bai’, or white, refers to as Anji tea is most definitely a kind of green tea; its processing involves ‘sha qing’, or killing green ...