Thai Nguyen has been well-known for a long time for tea and it is normally said that “Thai’s Tea – Tuyen’s Girls”. It means that the girls from Tuyen Quang are most beautiful and tea from Thai Nguyen is most delicious. However, it doesn’t mean tea from everywhere in Thai Nguyen has the same quality. The most typical representative of Thai Nguyen tea is the legend tea named Tan Cuong Tea.
About 15km away from Bac Yen District, Son La, Ta Xua is the name of a mountain and also the name of a commune of Mong people. The mountain is the natural border between two provinces of Yen Bai and Son La, Ta Xua has 3 mounts together a majestic wonder as the spine of the prehistoric dinosaur. According to the experience of the tea experts, tea area of Mong people is always the best because they normally live in high mountain where is covered with fog all year round with high humidity and very suitable for the growth and development of ancient Shan Tuyet tea and Ta Xua is such a place!
Talking about lotus tea, we will think about Quang An Village, Tay Ho (West Lake) where produces the famous traditional tea. Today, the area of lotus used for making lotus tea is narrowed due to the urbanization process, the local people here still use every lotus to create the unique tea with much cultural, humanity values of Quang An land. “Đấy vàng đây cũng đồng đen Đấy hoa thiên lý, đây sen Tây Hồ”
Talking about Ha Giang, we normally think of Dong Van Highland, Ma Pi Leng Pass and a road named Hanh Phuc (Happiness). However, Ha Giang is also the “domain” of Shan Tuyet Tay Con Linh tea, one of the especially valuable tea types of the local people here which is proved to be very good to the health. If once try Shan Tuyet Tay Con Linh Tea, you will surely be unable to forget the taste of this tea as the breath of the soul of East-North mountainous region.
Japan has Way of Tea, China has King Tea and Vietnamese people have the tradition of drinking fresh tea which has been lasted from long time ago to the early XXI Century. Taking about Shan Tuyet Suoi Giang Tea, Yen Bai, they normally think about the source of tea trees. The tea specialist of Xoviet – Rector K.M. Djemmukhatze of Soviet Academy of sciences said about Shan Tuyet Suoi Giang Tea that “I have traveled through 120 countries with tea production in the world and I have never seen as old as the tree in Suoi Giang, whether this is the ancestor of tea trees? Tea here is very unique, the a bowl of green tea has fully 18 bitter tastes ...