The Art of Tea in China


China is the birthplace of tea, and the earliest civilization to discover and make use of the plant. The tea plant originated in southwestern China, where the warm and humid climate is very favorable for its growth. Tea has been an indispensable part of the Chinese people's lives since ancient time. To the Chinese, savoring tea is actually savoring life.

Table of Contents
Old Art of Tea
Famous Chinese Teas
 Tea Cultivation
 Tea Picking
 Tea Varieties
The Art of Brewing Tea
 How to Brew Tea in a Scientific Way
 Brewing Green Tea
 Brewing Oolong Tea
 Brewing Red Tea
Tea Wares Through the Ages
 Tea Wares with Multiple Functions
 Tang Tea Wares
 Song and Yuan Tea Wares
 Ming Tea Wares
 Qing Tea Wares
 Modem Tea Wares
Tea Etiquette and
Ethnic Minorities' Tea Customs
 Tea-Related Wedding Customs
 Ethnic Minorities' Tea Customs
Chinese Teahouses
The Spread of Tea around the World
 Bibliography

  • New Paperback 21*21 cm, 108 pp.

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ISBN: 9787119033228
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Published: 2007


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