Early morning, an ancient forest, tea trees bud and leaves grow. The tea harvest—When does it happen and how do we do it at Eastern Leaves? The basic material — Where does the tea come from? The dry leaves that we brew in our beloved cups were once fresh, colored a light green-yellow,More →
Eastern Leaves has been the proud technical partner of the Bocconi Alumni Global Conference 2016, at the Hyatt on the Bund, Shanghai, March 10-11th 2016. We prepared a tailor made gift box designed for the event: our Ancient Tea Trees White Tea wrapped in a high-quality paper box, personalized with the client logo. It alsoMore →
Traveling with loose leaf tea, and being able to prepare it properly anywhere: at your friends house, in your hotel room, during a picnic, or to taste the freshly produced tea directly in the plantation. This portable set has been designed by Zens. We bought it in a design shop in Milano, but there isMore →
Here is the podcast of Lorenzo’s interview for the Italian radio program “Pionieri” [Pioneers], yesterday live on Radio Popolare, that brings the memory of a pleasurable time spent with Gianpiero Kesten talking about our mountain, Eastern Leaves, and our lives. In Italian language.More →
Experience the wild mountain tastes with Eastern Leaves at the Temple Winter Collection Pop-Up Store, in the charming location of the early Qing dynasty Temple Hotel, together with three other brands: mYak, Miogee and Hada Valley.More →
Eastern Leaves in the AD China December issue! We are so happy to see us in print in a magazine we admire so much. Heartfelt thanks to Atlas Design Studio, that has made all this possible, and to the AD media team (Chen Jin is THE stylist!) for their professional curiosity. We are working onMore →
Today we took a breath under the amazing after-the-rain blue sky, and we walked in our tea forest. We were not alone: here is a brief picture diary of the small creatures we found on our trees. The beauty of being organic!More →
Wild honey skewers from the forest .. it had been left unattended by its bees, our farmer said. Amber color ambrosia and thousands herbs flavors;More →
Close to our forests in the Nannuo mountain peak and our own tea factory there are the ruins of this gargantuan, old Menghai Cha Chang facility, whose technological vanguard and productive excellence led the whole tea industry, working on the once imperial tea leaves of the nearby peaks.More →
Early autumn warmth.More →
The traditional Chinese lanterns soul is made of wires, perfectly handcrafted by an artisan who has spent years and years looking for the ideal balance between every single wire of the thousands which composes it. Mr. Zhao is an old Beijinger artisan, who has learnt this art from his grandfather. His manual skills reachedMore →
Our Eastern Leaves have brought us to the Beijing Design Week, part of the installation by Atlas Design Studio. There are our teas and there is a taciturn craftsman, a master of metal wire-works. We are his wild tea house, resembling those wild tea houses that really existed during the Ming Dynasty, places thatMore →
This the first bud we have seen in the hilltop we own, on Nov 26th, 2014. It is the first gem the land shared with us, and the first message I leave here, while – four months later – I sit in a wooden house getting ready to pick up the first tea leaves ofMore →
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