Chinese tea plays an important role in a Chinese family, within and beyond the shores of China. Pu'er tea is touted as a semi-rare tea. The most famous Pu'er tea is from the Yunnan Province in China. A good grade of Pu'er tea is expensive and its value increases with age. Learn all about the Pu'er tea, its varieties, grades, production, packaging, storage, etc., from this series of videos.
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