2017 Black Friday Sales

Master Han’s Wild Picked Yunnan Black from Verdant Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type: Black Where to Buy: Verdant Tea Tea Description: Master Han is a remarkably talented crafter of wild picked pu’ers and black teas whose workshop and ancient plot of tea forest is an hour’s walk to the nearest gravel road in a national forest preserve. We were lucky enough to meet him at his first tea conference. Tucked away in a hidden corner behind slick modern displays with uniformed reps from Xiaguan and Menghai, Master Han and his young apprentice seemed apprehensive about the operation. We were on our way to a panel on gongfu brewing when the sheer beauty of a bag Read More

2017 Black Friday Sales

Yunnan White Jasmine from Verdant Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  White Where to Buy:  Verdant Tea Tea Description: New Spring 2012 Harvest! This jasmine makes us understand what jasmine is all about.  It starts with a silky smooth silver needle white tea from Yunnan with notes of cinnamon sweetness.  Jasmine blossoms are scattered around the tea while drying for several nights in a row, and removed in the morning to be replaced by fresh blossoms, scenting the tea in the traditional method.  The result is a perfectly integrated flavor, that starts off with the textures of a white tea, and sweetness drawn out and extended by Read More