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Oolong tea (also spelled wulong tea or wu long tea)
is a semi-oxidized tea. Taiwan produces the best
oolong tea in the world thanks to a mature tea culture and ideal growing conditions.
The best Taiwan oolong tea is grown in the mountains of central Taiwan. Growing
conditions are ideal - high mountains in a subtropical climate create the cool humid
conditions that oolong tea thrives on.
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The Beauty Of Taiwan Oolong Tea
Oolong tea from Taiwan is also known as Imperial Formosa Oolong.
The first Europeans to visit Taiwan were Portuguese sailors, who were so impressed by the beauty of Taiwan that they called it Isla Formosa.
This translates as "Beautiful Island" and although Taiwan is now a bustling modern
country, the tea growing areas of the island are prime examples of its natural beauty.
Most of the oolong tea produced in Taiwan is for local consumption. The Taiwanese
are discriminating tea drinkers who demand the best.
Tea competitions are
held on a regular basis and winners can receive extraordinary prices for their crop.
Our selection of high-mountain oolong tea is among the best that Taiwan has to offer.
All our teas are from high
altitude tea plantations and they have been hand picked and hand processed.
We are a Taiwanese company with the aim of introducing fine oolong tea from
Taiwan to tea lovers
around the world. Please browse through our web site for oolong tea information
and to buy oolong tea. Be sure to sign up for our
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Why drink Oolong Tea?
There are many reasons to drink oolong tea. First and foremost is the wonderful
taste. Tea connoisseurs the world over value Taiwan tea for its sweetness and complexity.
The preparation and serving of Oolong tea is also a pleasing pastime that can be shared with friends and family. In Taiwan and elsewhere, drinking oolong tea is a social affair that solidifies relationships.
The best oolong tea from Taiwan is grown in the high mountains. All the
tea sold here is high-mountain oolong which is hand-picked and hand processed. These
are artisan teas which have been produced with care. They are highly deserving of
the name 'Imperial Formosa Oolong'.
Producing Taiwan oolong tea is an exacting and time-consuming process. The quality
of the final product depends as much on the finishing as on the raw tea leaves.
But make no mistake about the tea leaves - they are the heart and soul of Formosa
oolong tea and the reason it is so valued. Taiwan tea farmers are increasingly adopting
organic growing practices because of the higher quality tea these methods produce.
If you are a tea connoisseur or a new-comer to the world of tea, this web site
has plenty of interesting information about oolong tea from Taiwan - growing, producing
and making tea.
We ship our oolong tea world-wide
by Taiwan Air Post. Because we are based in Taiwan, you are assured of high-quality
Taiwan oolong tea which is always in stock.