Map of Anhui, China

Anhui, China

Wikipedia: Anhui | Official Government Website: www.ah.gov.cn 
Updated: Jan. 5, 2018 

Browse Teas From Anhui, China (122) - Read Reviews (83)

Table of contents:
About Anhui, China | Tea-Producing Regions of Anhui, China | Styles of Tea Produced in Anhui, China | Best (Top-Rated) Anhui Teas

Thumbnail of a pic of this tea
Thumbnail of a pic of this tea
Thumbnail of a pic of this tea
Thumbnail of a pic of this tea
Thumbnail of a pic of this tea
View All 7

About Anhui, China

Rows of green tea bushes on a hillside with scattered deciduous trees in bright orange and yellow colorsTea Plantation on a Hillside in Autumn, Xiuning, Anhui, China, Photo © fish4fish (Panoramio), CC BY-SA 3.0.
Anhui (安徽) is a province of China that is a major agricultural region and is important in tea production. It is located in the eastern portion of China, inland, and has a diverse geography, including both flat and mountainous regions. Anhui is located near other important tea producing regions, and is bordered by Jiangsu to the northeast, Zhejiang to the southeast, Jiangxi to the south, and Hubei to the southwest.

The climate in Anhui is slightly harsher and more variable than in coastal provinces, although much milder than western China. The northernmost part of Anhui and the higher-altitude regions are unsuitable for growing the tea plant. Most of the tea in Anhui is produced in the southern region; even in this area, the climate is cold enough that the tree line is around 5,900ft (1,800m), and the highest suitable altitude for growing tea is much lower.

Anhui is the origin of a number of varieties of tea, including Keemun black tea (originating in and named for Anhui's Qimen county), lu an gua pian / lu an melon seed green tea, Huangshan mao feng, Tai Ping Hou Kui, and hyson green tea, which includes chun mee and young hyson. Anhui also produces a number of styles of tea that originated in other provinces, as well as various herbs that are used for herbal tea or blending with tea.

Tea-Producing Regions of Anhui, China

Styles of Tea Produced in Anhui, China

This is a selection, not an exhaustive listing, of the styles of tea most commonly produced in Anhui, China.

Best Anhui Teas

The notion of the "best" Anhui teas is subjective, because different people have different tastes. We present the most often-rated and highest-rated teas produced in Anhui, China, and allow you to draw your own conclusions.

Most Often-Rated Teas

Picture of Huang Shan Mao Feng Green Tea

Huang Shan Mao Feng Green Tea

Brand:TeaVivre
Style:Mao Feng Green Tea
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Leaf:Loose
97
5 Ratings
Picture of Organic Superfine Keemun Fragrant Black Tea

Organic Superfine Keemun Fragrant Black Tea

Brand:TeaVivre
Style:Keemun
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Leaf:Loose
50
4 Ratings
No image of this tea

Keemun Full Leaf Tea

Brand:Foojoy
Style:Keemun
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Leaf:Loose
72
4 Ratings
No image of this tea

Liu An Gua Pian Green Tea

Brand:TeaVivre
Style:Lu An Melon Seed
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Leaf:Loose
97
4 Ratings
No image of this tea

English Breakfast

Brand:Bare Tea
Style:English Breakfast
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Leaf:Sachet
26
4 Ratings

Top-Rated Anhui Teas

No image of this tea

Liu An Gua Pian Green Tea

Brand:TeaVivre
Style:Lu An Melon Seed
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Leaf:Loose
97
4 Ratings
Picture of Huang Shan Mao Feng Green Tea

Huang Shan Mao Feng Green Tea

Brand:TeaVivre
Style:Mao Feng Green Tea
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Leaf:Loose
97
5 Ratings
Picture of Premium Tai Ping Hou Kui Green Tea

Premium Tai Ping Hou Kui Green Tea

Brand:TeaVivre
Style:Taiping Hou Kui
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Leaf:Loose
95
3 Ratings
Picture of Nonpareil Te Gong Huang Shan Mao Feng Green Tea

Nonpareil Te Gong Huang Shan Mao Feng Green Tea

Brand:TeaVivre
Style:Mao Feng Green Tea
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Leaf:Loose
84
3 Ratings
Picture of Bao Zhong Oolong Tea

Bao Zhong Oolong Tea

Brand:Arbor Teas
Style:Pouchong Tea
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Leaf:Loose
84
3 Ratings

Browse All Anhui Teas (122)

FacebookTwitterInstagramTumblrPinterestGoogle+Patreon