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Just What is Liu Bao Tea?

Here at Batch we're big fans of Liu Pao Tea, aka Liu Bao. But not many people in the UK have heard of it. So just what is it? Allow us to explain... What is Liu Pao Tea? Liu Bao, or Liu Pao, tea is a fermented, aged black tea that…
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Drinking Tea With a Proper Legend.

As we may have mentioned before, Marc was in Yiwu Mountain, Xishuangbanna, (Yunnan Proivince, China, The World etc...) earlier in the year; one of the 6 famous Pu’er tea producing mountains, and one of famed quality, and also price. Yiwu tea…
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Tea Horse Road & an Yiwu Pu’er Tea factory in Action

To finish our time in Yiwu, we were, of course, keen to take a walk up the start of the Tea Horse Road from the old Yiwu central square - home to the Pu’er Museum - for a chance to soak up some history and trace the footsteps of tea merchants…
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Discovering Yiwu Teas

Discovering Yiwu Teas & a tear inducing price for tea! Last month I was a busy bee in China. Xishuangbanna Region, Yunnan Province, China, to be more specific. As UK Director for Tea Guild International - a partner of Global Tea Fair…