In general, the shelf life of tea is about one year. A little less for fresh green teas and light oolongs, and longer for more oxidized teas like black tea. But one year is a good point of reference for most teas and tisanes. Learn to properly store tea to preserve the flavor and health benefits of your tea. These storage tips apply to all teas, except for pu’er tea – you’ll find a separate section about pu’er below. If you are interested in aging teas, which is only possible with certain types of tea, you can follow these storage tips read more about the art of aged tea.Read More›
Just like fine wine, there are certain varieties of tea that age beautifully, accentuating or transforming their flavor and increasing their value. While most teas have a shelf life of about a year, after which the flavor becomes dull and stale, specific varieties of white, oolong and pu’er tea taste even better with time. Artfully aging high-quality tea bestows tea leaves with astonishing depth of flavor and complexity, as well as the special essence of time that the soul savors with delight. In order to be considered “aged” tea must be at least 5 years old but can be aged upwards of 50 years if stored in good condition.Read More›
Something we’re proud of here at Arogya is the fact we’re the only authentic, artisan pu’er tea distributor in the United States. Wei, who grew up in China, has spent the last 10 years cultivating direct relationships with producers in Yunnan Province, therefore avoiding any middle party between the source and the cup.Read More›
We are proud to share this video, “The Journey of Our Tea.”
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Learn about our unique selection of teas from Arogya Director, Wei Huang Bertram, as she shares the story of Arogya as well as footage from her most recent trip to choose tea during the Spring Harvest.Read More›