Pu-erh tea is relatively new compared to the likes of black and oolong. Originating from the Yunnan province in China it has been grown and consumed by the many ethnic tribes in the region for at least 1750 years. Pu-erh is also one of the most rare teas on the market, this is due to its small production batches and the precise conditions needed to encourage fermentation - think of this one as the red wine of tea!
In this lesson, you'll learn about the two types of pu-erh and learn about the key stages of their production.
Whether you have a curated tea menu or are looking at delving into the world of tea, this course is perfect for those seeking to understand why tea has become the second most consumed beverage in the world.
Nathan Wakeford is Director of Somage Fine Foods and considered by many to be the foremost authority of tea in Australia.