Five Common Misconceptions about Chinese Tea Purchasing
An article released on TeaSeek Blog:
Misconception #1 Expensive teas are definitely better than the cheaper ones.
Misconception #2 Teas harvested earlier such as Mingqian tea is definitely better than those harvested later
Misconception #3 I can buy the authentic famous teas so long as I go to the producing areas of its origin.
Misconception #4 Pay too much attention to the grade of the tea.
Misconception #5 Green tea should be green in color and the greener the better
Explanation and Details here:
These are all very good points! 1, 3 and 4 apply to some other teas as well!