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This is Xiangfu’s absolute smallest gongfu travel kit. This simple kit includes a gaiwan with removable strainer and three cups that stack and nest in the gaiwan, all bundled together in a padded green drawstring bag. It’s everything you need to enjoy your favorite tea with the smallest footprint possible, and a great intro to gongfu-style brewing for anyone looking to dive in and get the most out of their tea.
A full gongfu set in its own side-satchel carry case? Yes, please! This new set from Xiangfu includes a bamboo tea board that houses a glass gaiwan with removable porcelain strainer, four cups, a bamboo tweezers and a tea cloth so you’ll never be without your favorite tea when you are picnicking, or out and about. There’s even space for several bags of tea in the tea board to keep the whole set-up together when you travel
Xiangfu delivers full-on gongfu brewing in the smallest, most portable form factor with this new set. Three cups nest inside a stylish glass and bamboo brewer with a removable porcelain strainer and top. You can control brew time by removing the strainer, and pour from the pitcher into each cup for multi-infusion gongfu. When you are done, pack it up in the durable carbon-fiber case and take it on the go.
Xiangfu delivers full-on gongfu brewing in the smallest most portable form factor with this new set. Three stylish blue and white porcelain cups nest inside a glass and bamboo brewer with a matching removable porcelain strainer and top. You can control brew time by removing the strainer, and pour from the pitcher into each cup for multi-infusion gongfu. When you are done, pack it up in the durable carbon-fiber case and take it on the go.
This green tea sampler is an intro to hand-picked, organic cultivation tea from small family farms, including 4 unique fresh seasonal picks. We believe that green tea should be as fresh as possible. That is why we work Mrs. Li in Dragonwell and the He Family in Laoshan to buy before the harvest, seal tea in their final bags within days of picking and rush ship each small batch as they are finished. Our partners work hard to manage biodiverse beyond-organic farms, hand pick their tea and carefully hand-finish in small batches to lock in the rich sweet complexity that fine green tea is known for.
This bundle includes five 25g bags of oolong tea for 125g total (25 sessions). Oolong is the most technically-demanding and time-consuming tea in the world to produce, and our partners take on the challenge relying on their own hands and their senses, not machinery, meaning sleepless nights and 20 hour days in the workshop to finish their tiny micro-batches of varietal-driven oolongs that honor their specific microclimates, from Wudongshan to Daping Village.
This sampler brings together iconic oolong teas from our partners across China to share a glimpse at the magic and complexity that comes out in the long turning and fluffing process that defines oolong teas and gives you a sense of how many styles can exist within this single category, from dark roasts and aged oolong to fresh floral vibrant green oolong.
This bundle includes six 25g offerings of single-origin tea for 150g total (30 sessions). Six kinds of tea & six passionate growers - these are the iconic classics that represent what we and our partner growers stand for: true sustainability, transparency, and the taste and aroma that come from the impeccable terroir and craft of the best growers in China.
This tasting kit combines teas from six of our partners, spanning growing regions across China and representing five different styles of tea including one green tea, one Wuyi tea, one Anxi oolong tea, one Dancong tea, and one pu'er. Each tea is sourced directly from the people who grow and finish the teas themselves, for a representative and unblended taste of each family and craftperson's terroir and unique point of view.
Thank you for supporting Verdant Tea's project to connect tea lovers with the real people behind the teas we all love!
This black tea sampler includes six 25g loose leaf black tea bags picked, finished and packed on small family farms that make some of the best teas in the world, run with the sustainability and beyond-organic practices that can only come from one generation tending land that they will pass down to their children. The rich deep complexity of the finest black teas comes from stringent picking standards for the ideal tender bud and leaf mix, and from slow careful oxidation to bring out more nuance in small batches. This tasting kit is an introduction to the incredible diversity of flavor that our partners offer with their black teas from malty chocolate-driven Laoshan Black from the north of China to traditional and complex Wuyi black teas. Through craft, varietal, and microclimate, our farmer-partners are proud to represent the best that China has to offer.
This special sampler features five 25g bags of golden buddy looseleaf tea. There is nothing like tender downy tea buds, hand-picked in cool early-season weather and hand finished by passionate small family growers. Buds have a unique flavor, and an intense sweetness from the stored sugars and the extremely limited sun exposure. In traditionally crafted black tea this flavor translates to honey, sweet potato, toasty bread, and other rich deep caramelized notes with a thick commanding texture. This tasting kit is an exploration of all the ways buds bring flavor and texture to tea from three different regions and three different farmers dedicated to sustainable farming and meticulous craft.
This bundle includes five 25g bags of Laoshan tea for 125g total (25 sessions). The He Family were some of the first to plant tea in Laoshan, one of China’s newest and northernmost tea growing regions. Laoshan is a mountain village on the ocean, subject to cold winters that give the tea a flavor unlike any other on earth. Mr. He has established a cooperative to promote his award-winning vision for sustainable beyond-organic agriculture and rigorous technically demanding craft.
This collection represents the most classic and iconically representative teas the He Family produces. It is an invitation from Mr. he, Qingqing and the whole family to get to know their passion and their unwavering commitment to make Laoshan one of the most famous tea regions in China. You’ll get to taste Laoshan Green, the first tea they ever mastered, along with newer styles such as the wildly-popular Laoshan Black, the new and exciting Laoshan Green Oolong and Laoshan Roasted Oolong, and even an experimental herbal tea.
While every tea in the collection represents a tremendous diversity of flavor, the whole collection circles around the iconic rich malty soybean profile of the region and the rocky texture of the mountain soil.
This bundle includes three 25g bags of Qianjiazhai tea and a full 100g cake for 125g total (25 sessions). The Zhenyuan Dongsa Cooperative of Qianjiazhai is a loose-knit coalition of families across the remote mountaintops of China’s oldest tea forests dedicated to sustainable stewardship of the wild tea plants, and careful foraging from trees that can be over a thousand years old.
Master Zhou founded the cooperative to refine the finishing craft and picking techniques across Qianjiazhai and bring more well-deserved respect to one of China’s most important but also most unknown tea regions. This tasting kit is an introduction to the incredible diversity of flavor, texture, aroma and aftertaste that wild-foraging in an ancient tea forest can bring.
In this kit you’ll taste the careful heat-free sun dry craft of Qianjiazhai’s sheng pu’er and the fermentation of their shu pu’er, while also tasting the rare near-tea relative camellia crassicolumna, naturally caffeine-free and incredibly intense and aromatic. This kit is an invitation into a little-seen side of tea and its ancient wild origins.
This bundle includes three 25g bags of aged oolong tea and one 90 gram cake for 165g total (33 sessions).
Taste through the decades with this selection of hand-picked and hand fired oolongs from Master Zhang in Daping Villa