World-famous tea culture
Tea is one of the seven most important things in Chinese (firewood, rice, oil, salt, sauce， vinegar and tea), and its important place in Chinese's life is self-evident. Tea drinking was very common in China. Chinese tea culture has a long history and is broad and profound, which not only affects people's material life, but also affects the spiritual level.
After the advent of The Book Of Tea by Lu Yu, in the Tang Dynasty, the spirit of tea permeated the court and society, and penetrated into Chinese poetry, painting, calligraphy, religion, and medicine. For thousands of years, China has not only accumulated a large number of material culture about tea cultivation and production, but also accumulated a rich spiritual culture about tea, which is China's unique tea culture.
China is the homeland of tea and the suzerainty of the world tea ceremony, and any country influenced by Chinese tea culture cannot deny China's status as the suzerainty of tea ceremony, otherwise it violates the basic civilization of tea ceremony. The origin of tea plants is at least sixty or seventy thousand years old, and tea has been discovered and used by humans for about four or five thousand years. Tea tasting is Chinese elegant entertainment and social activities, while going to the tea house and tea parties is Chinese social group tea art activities. Chinese tea art enjoys a great reputation in the world and was introduced to Japan during the Tang Dynasty.
Chinese drinking tea, pay attention to the word "taste". "Tea tasting" not only identifies the advantages and disadvantages of tea, but also carries the meaning of reverie and appreciation of the fun of drinking tea.Brewing a pot of tea in the midst of your busy schedule, choosing a quiet place, and drinking by yourself can eliminate fatigue and lift your spirit, or you can sip slowly to sublimate the spiritual world.The environment for tea tasting is generally composed of buildings, gardens, ornaments, tea utensils and other factors. Tea drinking requires quiet, fresh, comfortable and clean. Chinese gardens are world-famous, and the scenery is innumerable. Using gardens or natural landscapes, using wood to make pavilions, stools, and setting up tea rooms, giving people a poetic feeling. For people to take a nap and be full of fun.
China is a country with ancient civilization and etiquette, and attaches great importance to etiquette. After the guests arrive, the etiquette of tea toasting is essential. When a visitor comes, choose the tea that best suit the taste of the visitor and the best tea set to entertain the guest. When drinking tea, it can also be appropriately accompanied by cake, candy, dishes, etc., to achieve the effect of adjusting taste.
Below is a sharing of the types of Chinese tea (partial), let's see which ones you have tasted!
Maojian: Produced in Xinyang, Henan, commonly known as the "king of green tea".
Longjing: It is both the place name of Hangzhou in Zhejiang Province and the name of the spring. The tea produced here also bears this name.
Biluo Chun: Produced in Dongting Mountain, Wu County, Jiangsu Province. The tea leaves are harvested in spring and the finished product is tightly wound and spiral-shaped.
Jianhao: Produced in Tianzhu Mountain (Dabie Mountain) in Qianshan County, Anhui Province.
Melon slices: produced in Lu'an County, Anhui Province.
Yinhao tea: Produced in Baidiling, Hunan Province.
Lapsang Souchong: It was first planted in the Tongmu area of Chong'an County, Fujian Province (Chong'an County was established as a city in 1989 and renamed Wuyishan City). It is the world's earliest black tea, also known as the originator of black tea, which has a history of more than 400 years.
Keemun black tea: referred to as Keemun, produced in Keemun, Anhui Province.
Tie Guanyin: Produced in Anxi, Fujian Province.
Da Hong Pao: Wuyi Mountain, Fujian Province
Dan Cong: Phoenix Mountain, Fenghuang Town, Chaozhou City, Guangdong Province
Mengding yellow buds: tea buds are uniform, flat and straight, yellow color, sweet and tender, which is the best of yellow tea.
Junshan Silver Needle: Produced in Junshan Island, Dongting Lake, Hunan Province.
Songxi White Tea: Produced in Songxi County, Fujian.
Pu'er tea: produced in Yunnan
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