Preorder: Tea Trip—a fascinating journey through the Middle Kingdom

Release: December 2020
Volume: 312 pages
Format: 21,5 × 29 cm
Price: 59,90 

For this book tea friends from the German-speaking countries waited long: TEA TRIP is a fascinating journey by the realm of the center. It points the whole variety out of the Chinese tea culture in breath-robbing pictures and accompanying stories.

– Understand the differences & characteristics of China’s most famous tea cultivation areas.
– Learn exciting details about the cultivation, processing and preparation of China's six major tea varieties: Oolong, white, green, yellow, black and Pu-Erh tea.
– Learn to read the taste pictures of China’s best tea varieties correctly.

The naked truth behind China’s tea culture: China keeps the best varieties for itself! Only little is known in this country about the Chinese tea growing areas and the variety of flavors of the countless tea varieties.

Christian Beck is author of the book TEA TRIP. He has been trading with the best teas from China, Taiwan and Japan for over 10 years. On his annual tea trips, he has become acquainted with the top tea growing areas and top players in Chinese tea culture.

Stefan Braun, one of the best food photographers in Germany, accompanied Christian for several weeks on his travels throughout China.

In the book TEA TRIP, the authors tell the stories from over 10 years of tea shopping in China. The book takes you on a fascinating journey, which you can experience first hand thanks to sensational photos.

The authors present unique humans and show on the basis first-class pictures like cultivation, processing and tea benefit in China really lived.

In the focus of the book are handmade teas from small family businesses from ecological and wild tea gardens. Their journey roams the most important cultivation areas from Zhejiang over Fujian, Taiwan, Guangdong and into China's deep south, to Yunnan into the world of Pu-Erh tea.

Cover motif: Freshly picked Assamica tea leaves on the Ailao Shan in Yunnan
Back cover: Master Wu tasting a Wuyishan Oolong tea

Publisher

Slanted Publishers

Release

December 2020

Author
Photographer

Stefan Braun

Design

Lars Harmsen, Mara Schneider (Melville Brand Deisgn)

Format in cm (w × h × d)

21,5 × 29 cm

Volume

312 pages

Printing

Print Shop Vogl

Paper

Lakepaper Blocker Perfect White 135 g / sqm, handmade paper factory Gmund

Language

German

ISBN

978-3-948440-16-9