Finally, it has arrived. The most anticipated moment of the year for tea lovers is upon us as the Darjeeling district springs to life at the sign of the First Flush, and black loose leaf tea samples begin to flow in from the finest tea fields in the world. This year, the highly prized harvest from the mountainous Indian tea fields in West Bagel arrived right on time and in the right conditions, midway through a warm, slightly wet yet humid March.
What Is Japanese Gyokuro?
Gyokuro is the most sought after and luxurious type of loose-leaf green tea from Uji, Japan. Also known as Jade Dew, this tea is considered as one of the most hailed and expensive types of Japanese tea.