Fong's Imperial Tea Court teahouse in San Francisco has been an inspiration to a whole generation of tea enthusiasts, who visit from all over the world to enjoy the finest selection of Chinese teas available in America. The Great Teas of China is a very personal and accessible introduction to contemporary tea connoisseurship.
The Great Teas of China includes detailed information about tea farming, local history and culture of tea-growing regions, and artisanal techniques for processing the leaves of Camellia sinensis, the flowering perennial at the hear of Chinese culture for thousands of years.
The Great Teas of China is the authoritative guide to the extraordinary tea world of China, written by the leading master tea merchant in the United States, Roy Fong. From hand-picked white teas from Fu Ding and expertly crafted oolongs from Taiwan, to patiently aged puerh from Yunnan and everything in between, Fong offers his insights on choosing, brewing, and enjoying more than a dozen of his favorite Chinese teas.