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Pichanaqui, Peru

Pichanaqui, Peru

Pichanaqui, also known as Pichanaki, is a town located in the Junín Region of Peru. Situated in the central part of the country, Pichanaqui is a hidden gem nestled amidst the breathtaking landscapes of the Peruvian Amazon.
Assam

Assam

The Assam black tea growing region is located in the northeastern part of India, nestled between the mighty Brahmaputra River and the Himalayan foothills.
Liaoning, China

Liaoning, China

Liaoning Province, located in northeastern China, is renowned for its abundant cultivation of medicinal herbs, including ginseng, schisandra, and other top Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) crops.
Ujitawara, Kyoto, Japan

Ujitawara, Kyoto, Japan

The tea region of Ujitawara in Kyoto, Japan is renowned for its rich history of tea cultivation and its production of high-quality teas, particularly matcha.
Shimizu, Shizuoka, Japan

Shimizu, Shizuoka, Japan

The tea region of Shimizu in Shizuoka, Japan is renowned for its production of sencha, a type of Japanese green tea. Shimizu Ward, located in Shizuoka Prefecture, is known as one of the major tea-producing areas in Japan and plays a significant role in the supply of mild tasting and vibrant green color of Sencha aracha and the special aromatic cultivar Shizu 7132 which has a natural Sakura fragrance.
Shizuoka, Japan

Shizuoka, Japan

Shizuoka, located in the central part of Honshu Island in Japan, is renowned as one of the major green tea production and exporting areas in the country.
Fuding, Fujian, China

Fuding, Fujian, China

Fuding, located in the Fujian province of China, is a significant tea region known for its contribution to the production of traditional white tea. The region's unique terroir, local white tea bush cultivars, and artisanal traditions have made Fuding a hub for the production of high-quality white teas.
Direct Trade Tea & Botanicals

Direct Trade Tea & Botanicals

At Rishi Tea & Botanicals we set our own progressive standards for ethical trade and direct sourcing. Like wine, many teas come from heritage gardens with a storied legacy. This is not like purchasing a bulk commodity on the international market. 
How to Brew Tea with a Kyusu

How to Brew Tea with a Kyusu

The kyusu is a traditional teapot ideal for brewing pure Japanese green teas. 
Chaozhou, Guangdong, China

Chaozhou, Guangdong, China

Chaozhou, located in Guangdong Province, China, holds great historical importance in relation to oolong tea, particularly the famous Fenghuang Dancong oolong tea.
Changbaishan, China

Changbaishan, China

Changbaishan, also known as Baek Du Mountain, is a majestic and significant mountain range located on the border between China and North Korea.
What is Gongfu Cha?

What is Gongfu Cha?

Gongfu Cha (literally, “Kung Fu Tea”) is a traditional Chinese term that refers to brewing tea with discipline and skill.
Lai Chau, Vietnam

Lai Chau, Vietnam

Lai Chau, located in the northwest region of Vietnam, is known as a prime tea-growing region with its own unique characteristics.
Mae Ai, Thailand

Mae Ai, Thailand

Mae Ai is a district located in the Chiang Mai Province of Thailand. It is situated in a remote and mountainous region, known for its scenic beauty and rich cultural heritage.
Mae Taeng, Thailand

Mae Taeng, Thailand

Mae Taeng, situated in Thailand's Chiang Mai Province, is renowned for its tea cultivation. The region's tea plantations have a rich history that dates back many centuries.

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