he past 21 years deeply involved in the business of tea. He has visited most of the best known tea gardens in China where authentic and traditional tea is grown. During these trips he has always had his camera at his side. This first book in a series focuses on two famous oolong teas. Phoenix Single Tree was first created 900 years ago from tea plants that only grow on one mountain in Southern China. Tie Kuan Yin is the most popular oolong tea in the world. It was created 400 years ago, and, at one time, the name Tie Kuan Yin (Iron Goddess of Compassion) was synonymous with tea. This book is a photographic exploration of the creation of these two teas from harvest to processing and the first tasting. Foreword by D. Major Cohen; Introduction by James Norwood Pratt.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Jason C.S. Chen has been studying, growing, and selling tea for the past 21 years. He is recognized by his peers as a Tea Master with an extraordinary breadth of knowledge. Master Chen has tea gardens growing tea for the world wholesale market in most of the authentic and traditional growing areas in China. His teas have won gold and silver medals in competitions around the world, and are popular in both the United States and Japan.