Anhua’s Dark Allure

Unraveling the Mystery of Dark Tea Plucking tea along the banks of the Zijiang River. Anhua in northern Hunan Province, known as the heart of Meishan culture in ancient times, lies along the Zijiang River. The Meishan people lived in this area for 5,000 years and are one of three ancestral Chinese cultures (along with the Zhongyuan and Jingchu). Anhua county has been famous for its tea since ancient times but two centuries would pass before science could explain the mystery that enabled m

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5 thoughts on “Anhua’s Dark Allure

  1. Thank you for sharing this article. I’ve search for detailed information about heicha and find that it is very difficult to come by. I appreciate learning about the history of heicha. Thank you! 🙏

  2. Thanks much for the “Tea Journey” opening a window for me to learn more special tea in the world

  3. We were producing BRICK and BALL tea whilst I was on HANTAPARA Tea Garden in the DUAR of N-East India from 1948 to 1953. It had been made there for many years before, and had an impressive all red, with a gold-lettered label. Numerous buyers came from Bhutan, Sikkim, Tibet, and even Kabul as it was so popular.

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