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The Shang Tea Blog

The Shang Tea Blog is the educational arm of the Shang Tea company. We hope to use this space to share more information about tea, chinese tea culture, and industry news. Shang Tea Company was founded by owner Zehua Shang, and we specialize in white tea which we produce ourselves. In addition to white tea, Shang also produces green tea, jasmine tea, and red/black tea. We are excited to use this blog to engage with other tea drinkers and also to focus on the tea topics that you want to hear about, so please let us know if there is a specific question that you want us to answer!

Swing Into Fall: Enjoy Red Tea

by on Sunday, October 14, 2012 5:44:00 PM

As the leaves change color and fall to the earth, you may be looking for a tea to reflect this beautiful time of year. Red tea is a great choice for those crisp fall mornings where you want a full bodied tea with a beautiful color and a clean finish like you have come to expect from our teas.Red tea or "Hong Cha" as it is called in China is a fully oxidized tea. Not to be confused with Rooibos, red tea is known to the Western world as black tea and is called red tea in China because it produces...

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Tea Research: Neuroprotective Effects of Theanine

by on Monday, October 1, 2012 12:00:00 PM

Here is an interesting article that we recently found that talks about the protective effects of theanine on the brain and how it can, in combination with caffeine, help you improve cognitive performance and the ability to focus. Please note that high quality white tea contains the highest levels of theanine.Click here to read the article

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