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Organic Gui Fei Oolong (Honey Tea) from Driftwood Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Oolong Where to Buy:  Driftwood Tea Tea Description: Gui Fei Honey Tea is created through a remarkable combination of plant and nature. Farmers allow the edges of these leaves to be nibbled by leaf hoppers which causes the leaf to producing an enzyme that results in a finished tea that has developed a naturally sweet, beautiful rich, almost honey like quality. A beautifully rich, multi-faceted tea which is definitely deserved of the time spent to enjoy it over multiple infusions. Learn more about this Oolong tea here. Taster’s Review: As I was steeping this Organic Gui Fei Read More

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Doke Organic Silver Needle Second Flush White Tea from Driftwood Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  White Where to Buy:  Driftwood Teas Tea Description: Doke Organic Silver Needle is one of the finest examples of a white tea I have ever tasted. It’s easy to see the care that has gone into the hand harvesting of each one of these buds and personally I think this is easily more than equal to even the very best examples of silver needles being produced in China’s Fujian Province at the moment. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: I find myself in total agreement with Azzrian’s assessment of this tea:  “Doke Organic Silver Read More

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Pre Rain Huang Shan Mao Feng Green Tea from Driftwood Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Green Where to Buy:  Driftwood Tea Tea Description: Our Huang Shan Mao Feng comes from the first picking in early spring, when the finest teas are selected, and is a beautiful example of one of China’s ‘Ten Famous Teas.’ A real Champagne tea and one every Chinese and green tea lover should really experience fresh. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: Ah … lovely!  This Pre Rain Huang Shan Mao Feng Green Tea from Driftwood Tea is really a wonderful tea to experience. The leaves are long and fluffy, and their shape and fluffy/bulky Read More

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Organic Oolong 17 from Driftwood Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type: Oolong Where to Buy: Driftwood Tea Tea Description: Organic Oolong 17 is considered to be Thailand’s finest tea. Oolong 17 was developed from imported Taiwanese stock and, given Mae Salong’s similar altitude and climate, is highly comparable to the quality and taste of high mountain teas grown in Taiwan. Key Flavours: Oriental flora, edges of soft cream and a delicate tropical fruit aftertaste. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: Organic Oolong 17 from Driftwood Tea brings us an oolong that is for the faint of heart. That’s right, IS, rather than isn’t. This is a very Read More

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Oriental Beauty (Dong Fang Mei Ren) from Driftwood Tea

Tea Type: Oolong Tea Where To Buy: Driftwood Tea Product Description: Oriental Beauty is also know by several other names including: Dong Fang Mei Ren; White Tip Oolong; and Champagne Oolong. Whatever name it goes by this is perhaps Taiwan’s most special tea and cited by many connoisseur as one of the world’s finest. Key Flavours: Ripe fruits, honey and sweet muscatel notes combine with hints of warming spices and exotic woods. Tasters Review: This is a terrific Oriental Beauty…a memorable one for sure!  I LOVE the honey notes.  The fruity-likeness is that of apricot which many of you know Read More