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Georgia

Wikipedia: Georgia_(country) 
Updated: Dec. 20, 2016 

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About Georgia | Styles of Tea Produced in Georgia | Examples of Georgia

About Georgia

Very old photo of tea pickers in a fiield with baskets and skirts in colorful earth-tone stripesTea Pickers in Chakva, Georgia, 1905-1915. Public Domain photo.
Georgia is a country in central Asia, located east of the Black Sea, and is a small producer of tea The area along the black sea has a humid subtropical climate with high rainfall and moderate temperatures, ideal for growing the tea plant. This region borders tea-producing regions of Sochi, Russia to the north, and the Rize region of Turkey to the south.

This region has a history of tea production going back at least 100 years, as the photo on the right shows.

However, teas from this area are not widely available in the West.

Styles of Tea Produced in Georgia

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

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