How do we know the Chinese drank tea first?Where did tea come from?Oolong tea, green tea, white tea, Pu'er tea, black tea... How many kinds of tea are there?How did tea get to the other parts of the world?Who drinks tea?How important is tea to the Chinese?What's so special about all those tea pots?Questions to ponderPrint this chapterShare on FacebookLinks / ReferencesSite map Font size: original Font size: medium Font size: large 中文
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    1. How do we know the Chinese drank tea first?
      • How do historians do it?

    2. Where did tea come from?
      • Growing habitats
        • 1. Climate
        • 2. Terrain
        • 3. Soil
      • How to cultivate tea
        • 1. Land cultivation, sowing, and irrigation
        • 2. Plucking tea leaves
        • 3. Continuation of life
      • Tea leaf processing
        • 1. Withering and pan firing
        • 2. Rolling and fermentation
        • 3. Roasting and sieving
        • Oxidation and fermentation

    3. Oolong tea, green tea, white tea, Pu'er tea, black tea... How many kinds of tea are there?
      • 6 types of Chinese tea
        • 1. Green tea
        • 2. Black tea
        • 3.Oolong tea
        • 4. White tea
        • 5. Yellow tea
        • 6. Pu'er-type tea
        • Health benefits of various tea varieties
      • Other tea varieties
        • 1. Scented tea
        • 2. Flavoured tea
        • 3. Tea bricks
        • 4. Blooming tea

    4. How did tea get to the other parts of the world?

    5. Who drinks tea?

    6. How important is tea to the Chinese?

    7. What's so special about all those tea pots?


 
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