Photos from Zhejiang: Tea & Shaoxing Wine

Shaoxing-style dinner

Shaoxing wine jug with a Monkey King motif.

Jugs of Shaoxing wine are sealed with mud to age.

Wild tea grows along the path up to the tea fields where our Snow Water Dragon Tips is picked.

When the tea is sorted, broken leaves are removed by hand.

Final sorting of our Snow Water Dragon Tips.

Freshly picked Snow Water Dragon Tips in the withering stage.