Tea growing in Rwanda, also known as "the land of a thousand hills", is still young. First developed in the 1950s, it has since grown into an industry that produces very high-quality teas.
Of all the countries that came to tea-growing later in the game, Kenya is undoubtedly the one that has been most successful. The quality of its production rivals that of the 'Grand Seigneurs', the great tea-producing regions of the world, notably that of Ceylon.
Of Sri Lanka's four main tea-growing regions, Dimbula District is one of the most famous, thanks to its high quality, the scale of its production and its abundance of tea gardens.
Located to the west of Shanghai, to the south of the Yangtze River, Anhui is one of China's main tea-producing regions.
Located on the south-east coast of China, opposite Taiwan, the province of Fujian is famous for the wide variety of teas produced there.
Tea production remains a tradition in this mountainous region that stretches the length of China's coast.
On the western border of Sechuan, to the west and south of Yunnan, this province is attempting to rival the country's two famous regions of production and make a name for its still little-known but very high-quality green teas.
Hunan is a region in China with a hot, temperate climate whose terroir is perfectly suited to large-scale farming operations.
Known for its remarkable landscapes of rivers and lakes, the region of Jiangsu has two main production areas.
The province of Sichuan in central China is home to the sacred mountain range of Emei Shan.
Legend has it that it was in Yunnan in 2737 BC that the Chinese Emperor Shennong made the first cup of tea.
The province of Zhejiang, near Shanghai, benefits from a subtropical climate and specializes in the production of green teas.
Also known as the "Island of the Gods", Jejudo is a beautiful subtropical island in the south-west of Korea.
A great classic, grown in the valley of Brahmaputa, in the north-east of India, between Bangladesh, Burma, Bhutan and China.
Located in the north of India, in the foothills of the Himalayas, on the border of Nepal and Bhutan. Undoubtedly the Grand Seigneur of India.
Kyoto's inland location means that it is protected from the bad weather coming in from the ocean. With harsh winters and hot summers, this region is known for producing the finest Matcha tea.
Of the teas harvested and produced in this region, discover the superb Gyokuro, the refreshing Sencha Fukuyu and the delicious Genmaicha…
Located on the main island of Honshu, this mountainous region offers a huge variety of landscapes and climates, and is home to around 7% of the country's tea production.
The Nara region, with a well-adapted climate and environment, offers high-quality teas produced in limited quantities.
Tea plants are shaded with traditional straw mulching during the three weeks before harvest.
The Waikato plain stretches between the Pacific Ocean and the Tasman Sea in the north of the North Island. Tea-growing has developed here in recent years near the town of Hamilton. The region benefits from a mild climate, ideal for growing tea plants, in the heart of an exceptional and fertile natural environment.
Located in the centre of the island in the district of Nantou, the Dong Ding mountain (literally, "the icy peak") lends its name to the production of semi-fermented teas.
Located on the north-west coast of Taiwan, the provincial city of Hsinchu boasts a wide variety of landscapes, from coastal plains to high mountains.
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Though Kenya has been known for a long time for its tea plantations, you might be surprised to find out that Rwanda also produces tea. Production began in this country in the 1950s and the quality of its tea has continued to increase ever since. The terroir, the altitude of the tea gardens and the equatorial climate are just some of the factors that go into making remarkable teas. Black tea or green tea, discover our new releases proudly selected by our experts.Find out more
Ceylon tea wasn't always destined to become the "island of tea" that it is today. In fact, it was the Scotsman James Taylor who enabled this great revolution by planting the first tea plants from China and Assam around 1860. Today a large part of the island is covered in plantations that can reach altitudes of up to 2,500 m. It produces amber-coloured, creamy, woody and well-structured liquors.Find out more
The greatest variety of teas in the world are found to the south of the Yangtze River. Black, green, white, yellow, dark tea and more; a full palette of colours represented in its treasured crus and varied productions.Find out more
India is the second largest producer of tea. It has three main production regions, extremely varied environments and different types of tree plants that produce teas with their own, very distinctive characteristics.Find out more
With its own growing, production and processing techniques, Japan offers distinct and unique aromatic profiles. The main varieties produced are Sencha, Matcha, Gyokuro and Tamaryokucha.Find out more
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The first tea plants were planted in Formose more than 200 years ago. Today, Taiwan favours the production of high-quality Oolong teas, including the highly-acclaimed Oriental Beauty.Find out more
Though Vietnam's tea industry is rooted in an ancient past, it has recently experienced a huge boom that has elevated it into the ranks of the top ten producers in the world. Though the art of tea is naturally prevalent in this country, being invited for a cup of tea is always a warm and special occasion.Find out more