Taipei County, TaiwanWikipedia: New_Taipei
Updated: Aug. 30, 2013
About Taipei County, TaiwanTaiwan. It surrounds but does not include Taipei City, the largest city in Taiwan; the city is considered its own governmental unit. Due to a reorganization in December of 2010, Taipei County is now called New Taipei City. The tea world generally still refers to the area as Taipei County.
Taipei County reaches from the coast inland to areas of relatively high elevation. Most of the county is heavily developed as suburb; the more rural areas, farther from the city, are where the tea is grown. Pinglin District, pictured to the right, is located in the southeast of the county, and is important in producing pouchong. This region borders Yilan county to the southeast.
Styles of Tea Produced in Taipei County, Taiwan
This is a selection, not an exhaustive listing, of the styles of tea most commonly produced in Taipei County, Taiwan.
Best Taipei Teas
The notion of the "best" Taipei teas is subjective, because different people have different tastes. We present the most often-rated and highest-rated teas produced in Taipei County, Taiwan, and allow you to draw your own conclusions.