For over 20 years Thés de la Pagode, advised by local experts, selects China’s best teas to bring you both the highest levels of quality as well as real health benefits. Each tea made by Thés de la Pagode is the result of unique and exceptional blending, working exclusively with qualified and experienced local experts to select the best leaves and create high-quality teas. All Thés de la Pagode teas are Organically Certified to justify their motto: Healthy Enjoyment.
Thés de la Pagode use imperial or fine picking methods: the young shoots or “pekoe” are picked in springtime, from small gardens high in the mountains. They are then prepared and preserved using ancient Chinese methods.
Legend states that millions of years ago, dragon fruit came to be from the last breath of a dragon, presented to the Emperor of China as proof of the monster’s defeat. The legend adds that it was the search for this fruit, defended tooth and nail by the dragons, which led to the species’ demise.