Hubei, ChinaWikipedia: Hubei | Official Government Website: www.hubei.gov.cn
Updated: Mar. 8, 2012
About Hubei, ChinaHubei (湖北), meaning north of the lake, is a central, landlocked province in China. The climate of Hubei is subtropical with well-defined seasons. Hubei is very humid, although rainfall is slightly less than bordering provinces to the south and east; the precipitation follows a strong seasonal pattern like most of China, with the heaviest rainfall from May through July.
Hubei borders Anhui to the east, and also produces Keemun, a style of black tea that originated and is primarily produced in Anhui. Hubei also produces a number of varieties of green tea.
The name of Hubei province refers to Dongting lake, a lake in Hunan province, just south of the border of Hunan and Hubei provinces.
Tea-Producing Regions of Hubei, China
Styles of Tea Produced in Hubei, China
This is a selection, not an exhaustive listing, of the styles of tea most commonly produced in Hubei, China.
Best Hubei Teas
The notion of the "best" Hubei teas is subjective, because different people have different tastes. We present the most often-rated and highest-rated teas produced in Hubei, China, and allow you to draw your own conclusions.