This approach to tea-making with such attention to detail and savouring every drop is different from western notions, but as an art that has been perfected over many hundreds of years, the result is a relaxing and enjoyable environment alone or with friends and tea that tastes better than you’ve ever tasted before. They simply have, like any other retail store, products that range in price from low to high.
Make sure to taste the fourth or fifth brew to really see what you are getting and pay attention to how it is being made.
This guide will introduce you to the Chinese method of tea-making, called "Gong Fu Cha" - "Tea With Great Skill".
Unlike wine drinkers who learn about vines and vintages, the tea-maker must make what they drink, which requires not just knowledge but skill in selecting and using their tools.
Chart – Quality Of Leaves By Type Of Tea As a beginner, you will develop your skill, save money and be further ahead in the long run if you follow these 3 basic rules: keep detailed written notes of what you buy and how it tastes try as many different teas as you can afford from as many different sources as possible More often than not you get what you pay for.
Buy the most expensive tea you can afford from the most knowledgeable person you can find, be it from a tea shop or an online store.