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Chinese Green Tea

by culture at09/03/2012 21:12 comments 1  

Chinese love Tea, specially favour of Green Tea. Tea in China already has over a thousand years history. Chinese Green Tea is not only for quenching thirst, but rather more for improving the health and also is a very favourable social activity. <br /> <br /> Because of its long history and popularity, To make and appreciate Tea becomes a formal art, so called Tea ceremony. There are three key words to conclude Chinese Tea ceremony " Purity, Respect, Elegant ". Reaching to the state of the Purity, Respect and Elegant, You will learn the spirit of Chinese Tea Culture. <br /><br /> The procedurals of the Tea ceremony is simple, Preparing Water, Making Tea, and Serving Tea. To run a successful Tea <br />ceremony not only require to fluent the procedural, but also need to understand the Tea itself. Maybe this is the reason why China has so many different green tea, and Chinese people so serious about them.<br /><br /> There are three types of Green Tea in China; unfermented, semi fermented, and fermented Green Tea. Talking about brand names, there probably are hundred of them, but premium Green Tea are well known as Dragon Well, Green Spiral, Oolong, Iron Guan Yin etc. <br />