White Tea, called Bai Cha (pronounced ‘buy char’) in Chinese, has become more and more popular in recent times in the West thanks to the intensive (and often confusing) marketing done in relationship to its unique taste and health enhancing properties.
The production of tea is a mix of art and science. A lot of skill is involved, and getting a better understanding of what goes into our favourite beverage makes you appreciate your cup of tea even more.
In our previous article we have given an overview over how each type of tea is manufactured, whereas here we’ll dive into a bit more detail.
Today we’ll focus on the third and last but probably the most important aspect that determines the taste: the manufacturing process.