The Fujian Province in China is one of the most important tea producing regions
in the world. Its southeastern coastal location has a subtropical climate and
It is believe that tea has been growing in the Fujian area for over 1600 years.
The origin place of many important production methods, Fujian is famous for
oolong, wuyi yancha, lapsang souchong and fuzhou jasmine teas. In fact, the
processing techniques for three major classes of tea (oolong, white and black)
were all developed here.
Fujian is particularly important in the world of oolongs which come from two
major regions, Anxi in the south and the Wuyi mountains in the north. Anxi is
the origin of Tie Guan Yin, while Wuyi is responsible for Da Hong Pao and other
styles. Wuyi is also famous for its Bohea black tea, and its involvement in the
Boston Tea Party.