Ratnapura, Sri LankaWikipedia: Ratnapura_District
Updated: Mar. 8, 2012
About Ratnapura, Sri LankaRatnapura is a district in Sri Lanka (Ceylon), towards the southwest of the island but in the interior. Ratnapura is one of the two districts in Sabaragamuwa Province, the other being Kegalle district. Ratnapura is best-known for its gem mining industry.
Ratnapura, not very well-known in the world of tea, is partially bordered by Nuwara Eliya to the north, a region well-known for its high-grown teas. Ratnapura has a lower elevation, and its geography is a transition between hills and plains. The district is home to New Vithanakande Tea Factory.
Styles of Tea Produced in Ratnapura, Sri Lanka
This is a selection, not an exhaustive listing, of the styles of tea most commonly produced in Ratnapura, Sri Lanka.
Best Ratnapura Teas
The notion of the "best" Ratnapura teas is subjective, because different people have different tastes. We present the most often-rated and highest-rated teas produced in Ratnapura, Sri Lanka, and allow you to draw your own conclusions.