Sep 18, Issue #92: Wuyi Oolong Tea – An Introduction

If you are a tea lover, it is difficult not to get excited about it. Here are some amazing facts about the mountain and tea: The Mountain is regarded as the richest depository of tea varieties in the world. Wuyi tea plants even have their own name – Var Bohea. A Unesco heritage site since 1999, the mountain is renown for its biodiversity. Biologists have been busy conducting field research there since 1873. They have identified nearly 4,000 plant species and 5,000 animal species. Despite the biodiversity, the Mountain is small – it is just a mere 60 kilometer square. Can you imagine how precious an authentic Wuyi tea is?

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