Archiv 2014

A journey into the history of tea growing in Darjeeling

20. 11. 2014

Interview with legendary Himalayan tea grower John Taylor Autumnal flush in Darjeeling and neighbouring Nepal has reached is climaxing, we at Darjeeling.cz are happily tasting lots of both great and average teas, intensively communicating with tea traders and growers. Among them there is a number of very interesting people who have dedicated their whole lives […]

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Sun Moon Lake Teapots

07. 10. 2014

This year I spent whole April on Taiwan, you know, pots and tea. It was amazing time and to call it rich and joyful month would be understatement. It was inspirational on so many levels and it is still live. To give you a glance into it, here is one story…

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Stoves – Braziers for heating water

24. 09. 2014

From Petr Novak´s blog: Why to use charcoal for heating tea water? To make it simple, I usually say that it helps to make our tea time complete. The quality of water, its composition and energy, is crucial. On the other hand, the way how we bring it to boil is more subtle. For me, […]

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A Tea Trip for Taiwanese Oolongs – part 3, almost tea-free

25. 06. 2014

After the first, very busy and experience-packed week in Taipei, we started to miss the nature. The stay in the capital was pleasant and people were very nice, but we wanted to go into the wilderness. To climb the mountains and to swim in the sea.

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Darjeeling.cz — Klasek Tea

05. 06. 2014

Dear customers, tea fans and tea lovers. We have changed our title.

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Taiwanese Oriental Beauty oolong owes its taste to leafhoppers

Taiwanese Oriental Beauty oolong owes its taste to leafhoppers

23. 05. 2014

I brought a beauty from Taiwan which I will not forget easily – her splendid, sweet taste and aroma. The queen of Taiwanese oolongs, Oriental Beauty, is an easily recognizable tea of distinctive taste. It is not always available in our country in its full splendour, thus I am glad I was able to get it directly from the source on my journey In Taiwan for Tea. Surprisingly, the Oriental Beauty owes its unique quality to leafhoppers feeding on tea leaves.

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In Taiwan for tea – first part

In Taiwan for tea – first part

12. 05. 2014

Nearly a year ago, we started importing teas from an entirely new area, Taiwan, to our shop. Thanks to great contacts, we thus can select from a large number of excellent teas from small farmers from around the country.

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Himalayan Shangri-la

Himalayan Shangri-la

10. 02. 2014

The Himalayan Shangri-La is basically just a factory built ten years ago at the place where local farmers originally grew tea for their own consumption. They processed it manually, a tradition perpetuated in many families until the present day.

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And now something completely different

And now something completely different

31. 01. 2014

Today, we opened vintage tea samples from 2006 for tasting!
We were very curious what happened with the teas after nearly eight years. How did their taste change? Did they ripen? Did they grow old?

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