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The Culture of Tea - zakti pu-erhs

Reaching down from the foothills of the Tibetan plateau to tropical rain forests, the Yunnan, China’s big south western borderland, is where pu-erhs are grown.

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2013 YEAR OF THE SNAKE ZAKTI SALE

2013 YEAR OF THE SNAKE ZAKTI SALE
CELEBRATE THE LUNAR NEW YEAR WITH ZAKTI PU-ERHS

The Year of the Snake portends to be one of good fortune. It is a time that supports diplomacy, peacemaking, communication, organization and efficiency.
 

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New Teas for Fall

zakti is featuring new and additional teas this fall. The first group, which has been added to our shop, includes:  an organic Tai Ping Hou Kui, a Yunnan Black,  a Yunnan Pure Gold, a Yixing Souchong, a Mangalam Estate Suberb Tippy Assam, an Avon Grove an Estate Organic Darjeeling, Aged Pu-erh discs and  for those mellow autumn nights a luscious Lemon Camomile tisane. The organic Tai Ping Hou Kui is one of the rarest of the Chinese green teas. Sourced from three tea farms around the Huangshan (Yellow Mountain) range in Anhui province, the area has mineral rich soil, dense fog, and limited sunlight. Conditions that produce teas rich in amino acids.

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White Down Silver Needle

White Down Silver Needle is a perfect tea for summer. Lighter than other teas, Silver Needle is just right for sipping on warm days and also makes a wonderful, light bodied but full flavored, iced-tea. Fresh citrus fruits, pineapple, herbs such as mint and basil, and even berries can be used to garnish Silver Needle iced-tea.

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