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Xian Walls
Xian Walls
Jin Wong Tea Store, Kunming, Yunnan (April 6, 2012)
Jin Wong Tea Store, Kunming, Yunnan (April 6, 2012)
Jin-Li in Chengdu (April 6, 2012)
Jin-Li in Chengdu (April 6, 2012)

I have come back to Chengdu and I decided to take a break. I visited a place call Jin-Li in the city. Take a look what do they have. I had a cup of coffee in Starbucks in very Chinese style furniture.

Pure Puer Tea April 2012 Yunnan Clay Trip by Yang Su
Pure Puer Tea April 2012 Yunnan Clay Trip by Yang Su
Muslim restaurant enroute to Yunnan clay village (March 31, 2012)
Muslim restaurant enroute to Yunnan clay village (March 31, 2012)

I am on the road to a Yunnan clay village. It take about 4 hours from Kunming to drive there. We stop by a Muslim restaurant. They have so many foods to choose from, except pork. Their ancestors immigrated to Yunnan in the Yung Dynasty. Wow, it really tastes good. They has stinky tofu too. […]

Chengdu, China Tea Market (March 31, 2012)
Chengdu, China Tea Market (March 31, 2012)
Pure Puer Tea at 8th Annual Asian Heritage Street Festival 5-19-12
Pure Puer Tea at 8th Annual Asian Heritage Street Festival 5-19-12
Pure Puer Tea will be at the 8th Annual Asian Heritage Street Celebration in SF May 19th at the Healthy Living Pavilion Sat 11-6
Pure Puer Tea will be at the 8th Annual Asian Heritage Street Celebration in SF May 19th at the Healthy Living Pavilion Sat 11-6
Puer Puer Tea will be at the New Living Expo April 27-29 at the Concourse Exhihibition Center, San Francisco, booth 545
Puer Puer Tea will be at the New Living Expo April 27-29 at the Concourse Exhihibition Center, San Francisco, booth 545
Puer Tea, Puerh Tea, Pu-erh Tea, PURR TEA?
Puer Tea, Puerh Tea, Pu-erh Tea, PURR TEA?
Pure Puer Tea at the 1st Annual San Francisco International Tea Festival slideshow.
Pure Puer Tea at the 1st Annual San Francisco International Tea Festival slideshow.

Pure Puer Tea helped make a little San Francisco tea history by participating in the 1st Annual San Francisco International Tea Festival. It was held on February 25th at the Ferry Building in San Francisco. The event sold out a couple of days before the show. It was a very exciting, busy and fun day. […]

Pure Puer Tea and Tru Gourmet Organic Dim Sum at San Francisco Botanical Garden fundraising event slideshow.
Pure Puer Tea and Tru Gourmet Organic Dim Sum at San Francisco Botanical Garden fundraising event slideshow.

On February 23rd, 2012 Pure Puer Tea and Tru Gourmet Organic Dim Sum served puer tea and dim sum at a San Francisco Botanical Garden fundraising event at the Botanical Garden in Golden Gate Park. The weather was perfect and everyone had a great time. We ate delicious dim sum and drank puer tea. The […]

Pure Puer Tea at the 1st Annual San Francisco International Tea Festival Sat. Feb 25, Ferry Building, 2nd Floor.

Pure Puer Tea will exhibit Piao I teapots and Travel Buddies and sample tea from our collection at the 1st Annual San Francisco International Tea Festival Sat. Feb 25, Ferry Building, 2nd Floor. Tickets are $20. We hope to see you there! San Francisco International Tea Festival website.

Happy Year of the Dragon!
Happy Year of the Dragon!

Chinese dragon (Naga), in the Forbidden City, Beijing, China. The mythical Naga provides protection to Buddha. Pure Puer Tea wishes good luck, peace and fulfillment to all our customers, friends and family in 2012.

Pure Puer Tea animation
Pure Puer Tea animation
Here is a link to an interesting study which suggests that puer tea may be beneficial for people who suffer from epilepsy.

The study also mentions other possible benefits from puer tea including: In recent years, studies the possible investigating health benefits of Pu-erh tea have shown salutary effects on oxidative stress, cancer, cholesterol levels, blood pressure, and blood sugar, and the bacterial flora of the intestines Journal of Biomedical Science Puer tea study

Bloomberg Puer Tea as Alternative Investment to Wine Video
Bloomberg Puer Tea as Alternative Investment to Wine Video

Our friend and customer Orest Monokandilos told us about this video regarding puer tea as an alternative investment to wine. You can click on the picture above or click Bloomberg Puer Tea Video to view it. The article mentions that puer tea is considered a healthy drink in that it is good for reducing fat […]

Pure Puer Tea 2011 Annual Tea Tasting Event
Pure Puer Tea 2011 Annual Tea Tasting Event

Click the photo to view a slideshow of our 2011 Annual Tea Tasting Event which was held on Nov 5 in Corte Madera, CA.

Pure Puer Tea at the Wellness Revolution Fair Sat Oct 15, 11-3 Mill Valley, CA
Pure Puer Tea at the Wellness Revolution Fair Sat Oct 15, 11-3 Mill Valley, CA

Pure Puer Tea will be at the Wellness Revolution Fair Sat Oct 15, 11-3, 433 Miller Ave, Mill Valley, CA, 94941. The purpose of the fair is to provide comprehensive wellness solutions from local vendors. We hope to see you there!

Piao I trip, Puli, Taiwan 2011
Piao I trip, Puli, Taiwan 2011

Click photo to see slideshow of tour of Piao I factory and headquarters and Piao I high mountain oolong tea farm.

Taiwan Organic Tea Farm Trip 2011
Taiwan Organic Tea Farm Trip 2011

Click the photo to see a slideshow of Larry and Yang Su’s August trip to Mr Chen’s organic tea farm.

Taiwan Night Market
Taiwan Night Market

Click photo to see our Taiwan Night Market Slideshow.

2011 World Tea Expo
2011 World Tea Expo

Click the photo to see a slideshow of Pure Puer Tea/Piao I USA at the 2011 World Tea Expo in Las Vegas, June 2011.

Yang Su’s 2011 Xishaungbanna trip
Yang Su's 2011 Xishaungbanna trip

Click the picture to view Yang Su’s 2011 Trip to Xishuangbanna, in Yunnan, China.

Mimi Mccurry Chimichurri Sauce with Travel Buddy with Auto-Straw
Mimi Mccurry Chimichurri Sauce with Travel Buddy with Auto-Straw

This is what Mimi, owner and creator of “Mimi Mccurry’s Chimichurri Sauce” has to say about the Piao I Travel Buddy with Auto-Straw: I love taking the Travel Buddy with Auto-Straw with me to the Farmer’s Markets. It is so convenient! I just add hot water and use it to brew my tea in the […]

Marin County Supervisor Susan Adams
Marin County Supervisor Susan Adams

We would like to thank Marin County Supervisor Susan Adams for her strong support of the Marinwood Farmer’s Market. She realizes the importance of revitalizing the Marinwood community and offering a fun and healthy choice for Marinwood, Novato, San Rafael, and the Bay Community. Dr Susan Adams, pictured with Larry at the Marinwood Farmer’s market. […]

Happy Chinese New Year!
Happy Chinese New Year!

To all our customers, friends and family, happy Year of the Rabbit from Larry and Yang Su!

Taiwan Tea House
Taiwan Tea House

Yang Su’s visit to her favorite Taiwan tea house slideshow.

5th Annual Pure Puer Tea Tasting Event
5th Annual Pure Puer Tea Tasting Event

Our 5th Annual Pure Puer Tea Tasting Event was held in November in Corte Madera, CA. 5th Annual Pure Puer Tea Tasting Event slideshow. These original recipes featured at the event were prepared using our tea as an ingredient: Organic Oolong Green Tea Soba Salad (Organic High Mountain Jade Oolong): Ingredients: 3 cups organic oolong […]

Chengdu Tea House
Chengdu Tea House

In our October, 2010 China trip we visit a picturesque traditional tea house along a canal in Chengdu (central) China. Chengdu is where the gaiwan drinking cup was invented. In this slideshow you can see how a gaiwan is used to brew and drink tea. Chengdu tea house slideshow.

Andrew Sterman, saxophone, flute, composer, puer tea lover
Andrew Sterman, saxophone, flute, composer, puer tea lover

These two pieces were selected by Andrew for Larry and Yang Su, for the enjoyment of our customers, and for the readers of our blog. “Faith” from The Path to Peace cd, © 2007 Orange Mountain Music, windows media player   “Friendships Of Youth” from Blue Canvas With Spiral cd, ©2003 Paxloon Music, windows media […]

Puer Tea in the May issue of the National Geographic Magazine

Please check out the May issue (click link below) to read a great article about the oldest and highest (5000 year-old trading route) from Yunnan China, through the Himalayas to Tibet. It is known as the “Tea Horse Road.” The article has some beautiful photos and shows the Tibetan Monks drinking puer tea, for whom […]

Yang Su March 2010 Taiwan Bao Zhong Trip
Yang Su March 2010 Taiwan Bao Zhong Trip

Click picture above to see Yang Su March 2010 Taiwan Bao Zhong Tea Trip Slideshow. Bao Zhong Video It may take up to one minute for the QuickTime video below to appear. You may see no image until the video fully loads. In this video taken by Yang Su, she and her friends are traveling […]

Yang Su’s January 2010 China Trip
Yang Su's January 2010 China Trip

Here are some spectacular photos from Yang Su’s latest trip. Yang Su’s China Trip Slideshow, January, 2010

Té Puro Puer en Español

Estamos en el proceso de traducir partes de nuestro sitio web “purepuer.com” en Español. Ahora, se puede ver la sección de pedido en Español si se selecione la lengua española en la caja de arriba en nuestra página principal. Si se necesita ayuda en español se puede contactarnos por coreo electrónico admin@purepuer.com o por teléfono […]

Yang Su Returns from China
Yang Su Returns from China

Yang Su recently returned from her trip to China. She spent some time looking for new products and saw a few sights as well. More details to follow…Yang Su Nov 09 China trip slideshow

International US Postal First Class Service

For packages of a total weight of 1.81 kilograms or less (4 pounds) we now offer very reasonable International US Postal Service First Class Service.

Pure Puer Tea at the Paul Mahder Gallery, SF
Pure Puer Tea at the Paul Mahder Gallery, SF

On November 12th, Pure Puer Tea joined with Chef Afreen Wahab and the Blue Chair Fruit Company in an evening of puer tea, scones, jams, marmalades and art at the Paul Madher Gallery, Presidio Heights, San Francisco. Paul Madher Gallery slideshow

4th Annual Puer Tea Tasting Event
4th Annual Puer Tea Tasting Event

Here are some pictures from our 4th Annual Puer Tea Tasting Event which was held in Marin County on November 7, 2009. 4th Annual Puer Tea Tasting Event slideshow

Happy Chinese Moon Festival!
Happy Chinese Moon Festival!

Welcome to the new version of our blog.  Please note the new address which is located on our server at www.purepuer.com/blog –from Larry and Yang Su

Pure Puer Tea at the Katmandu Fall Festival
Pure Puer Tea at the Katmandu Fall Festival

This weekend Pure Puer Tea participated in the 5th Annual Katmandu Fall Festival, which was held in Sonoma, California. The money raised from the festival goes to the Children’s Medical Aid Foundation, whose mission: ” …is dedicated to improving the lives of children in Nepal by providing surgical correction of birth defects.” There was great […]

Introducing the Piao I Travel Buddy with Auto-Straw
Introducing the Piao I Travel Buddy with Auto-Straw

Travel Buddy Tea Infuser bottle with auto-straw. The latest patented innovation from Piao I. One-handed operation. With a push of a button, the straw automatically pops up. Close the lid, and it locks securely with a click. When the lid is closed it automatically closes and seals the straw. High quality neoprene bottle jacket included. […]

Travel Buddy Tea Infuser featured on Uncrate.com
Travel Buddy Tea Infuser featured on Uncrate.com

Pure Puer Tea and Piao I USA is honored that the popular online men’s magazine Uncrate.com has featured the Piao I Travel Buddy tea infuser bottle on the gear section of its website. According to uncrate, “Uncrate is a web magazine for guys who love stuff. Our team finds the best gadgets, clothes, cars, DVDs […]

Pure Puer Tea at the Mill Valley Farmer’s Market

In addition to being at the Corte Madera Farmer’s market on Wednesdays, we are now at the new Mill Valley Farmer’s Market on Friday mornings from 9-2. It is held near the Post Office on 751 East Blithedale Ave., Mill Valley, CA. It is only about a 1 minute drive from the Highway 101 East […]

Puer tea may significantly lower blood sugar, help prevent diabtetes

A new two-year study conducted by scientists at Jilin University and the Changchun Science and Technology University found that drinking puer tea may significantly reduce blood sugar levels and help prevent diabetes. In a study of twenty obese rats with very high blood sugar, eight of ten of those that were not fed puer tea […]

Summer Newsletter
Summer Newsletter

Recently Yang Su returned from her trip to China and Taiwan. In Taiwan she visited some tea farmers, and found a great pesticide-free Bao Zhong green tea. Bao Zhong tea is Taiwan’s most famous green tea. You can see our Bao Zhong slideshow. We have also added a slideshow of our popular cerified organic oolong […]

Piao I at the 2009 World Tea Expo
Piao I at the 2009 World Tea Expo

Yang Su and Larry were proud to represent Piao I USA at the 2009 World Tea Expo. It was held at the Mandalay Bay convention center in Las Vegas from May 2-4. We enjoyed meeting our existing customers, making new friends and customers, and representing Piao I, the maker of the world’s most convenient tea […]

Orders placed from May 1 to May 4 will be shipped on May 5

Yang Su recently returned from a trip to China and Taiwan. Now Larry and Yang Su are off to Las Vegas to the World Tea Expo from May 2-4. Once again, it will be held at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. We will be in the Taiwan section representing the Piao I teapot company. We […]

Pure Puer Tea mentioned in "Super Natural Home"

Here is a sample of what award-winning journalist Beth Greer has to say about puer tea and our company “Pure Puer Tea” in her new book “Super Natural Home.” “One Chinese tea, known as puer, has for centuries been considered medicinal. It is said to reduce bad cholesterol, lower triglycerides, prevent arteriosclerosis and strokes, aid […]

New Study Shows Tea Reduces Chance of Stroke

Green, black tea can reduce stroke risk By Enrique Rivero Drinking at least three cups of green or black tea a day can significantly reduce the risk of stroke, a new UCLA study has found. And the more you drink, the better your odds of staving off a stroke. The study results, published in the […]

Puer Tea Hawaiian Style
Puer Tea Hawaiian Style

At Pure Puer Tea we spend a lot of time telling people about ourselves, and educating people about our tea, and where it comes from. We thought it would be fun to turn the table, and profile one of our good customers. Meet Terry, or “Tea” as she prefers to be called. She lives in […]

Pure Puer Tea at the Crown and Crumpet Tea Salon, Ghirardelli Square, San Francisco
Pure Puer Tea at the Crown and Crumpet Tea Salon, Ghirardelli Square, San Francisco

Yesterday we enjoyed delicious tea and crumpets, and other delicacies at San Francisco’s new tea salon “Crown and Crumpet” located in San Francisco’s famous Ghirardelli Square. Our Third Grade Black Puer Tea is featured in their premium tea section. Owners Amy and Christopher Dean and staff were very gracious. The atmosphere is bright, fun and […]

November 2008 Puer Tea Tasting Event
November 2008 Puer Tea Tasting Event

Yesterday we enjoyed our annual puer tea tasting event which took place in Corte Madera, CA. We all enjoyed a variety of fine puer tea, great company, and the opportunity for Yang Su and Larry to tell everyone about our latest trip to Yunnan. Click link below for photos. November, 2008 Puer Tea Tasting Event […]

Larry and Yang Su return from trip to Yunnan

Recently Larry and Yang Su returned from a trip to China, including the Yunnan cities of Kunming and Lijiang. We visited the headquarters of the exclusive Jin Yu Xuan Tea company, and enjoyed a private tasting and tour of their facilities. We are excited to be adding some of their extraordinary new green puer tea. […]

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Yang Su Returns from China and Taiwan

Yang Su recently returned from her month-long trip to Taiwan and China, with some new ideas in tea and teaware. We are adding new items to our site as they arrive.

Pure Puer Tea has no affiliation with the China Puer Tea Group Limited

There is a website based in Hong Kong which has illegally cut and pasted copyright and images from our website on to their website. The China Puer Tea Group is not affiliated with Pure Pure Tea, and they do not sell Pure Puer Tea or the real Piao I Teapot. We advise people not to […]

Images from 2008 World Tea Expo, Las Vegas
Images from 2008 World Tea Expo, Las Vegas

Here are some images from the World Tea Expo, which was held from May 30 to June 1, 2008 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. Yang Su and I had great fun representing Piao I USA at the show. We enjoyed meeting and talking to our customers, many tea farmers,company executives, owners […]

Sichaun Province Earthquake Disaster Relief

Yang Su and I were fortunate enough to visit this area last July. We visited a beautiful, natural area that featured the more than 2000-year-old Dujiangyan dam, a bridge, temples and mystical structures on the mountainside. The people were friendly, and the environment was clean and pristine. We are saddened to hear about the tremendous […]

Pure Puer Tea is the Official US Representative of the Piao I Co

We have been selected to be the US distributor and representative of the award-winning Piao I tea pot company. Larry and Yang Su will be at the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas, for the World Tea Expo along with other representatives of the Piao I company. The event will be from May 29 to […]

New Items on Website

We recently added some new tea and teaware to our site. Please check it out. –Larry and Yang Su

Images from Private February Tea Party
Images from Private February Tea Party

Here are some images from a private tea party that took place in Main County, CA in February. Yang Su was invited to a private home to do a puer tea tasting. Guests learned about puer tea and its history. The owner provided delicious dim sum to compliment the tea. Everyone had nice time. Private […]

Images from Our Recent Tea Show
Images from Our Recent Tea Show
Introducing the Innovative Travel Buddy Tea Infuser Bottle
Introducing the Innovative Travel Buddy Tea Infuser Bottle

This patented new product makes it easy to brew tea hot or cold and take it with you. It comes with an adjustable draw-string bottle jacket. Made of durable, high quality PC. Travel Buddy.

International Shipping is here.
International Shipping is here.

We now ship worldwide. Free shipping for orders of at least $100 USD in the United States.

Puer Tea on the front page of the Wall St. Journal

Check out the article titled “Of all the Tea in China, “Puer” Is the Hottest” October 2nd edition.

Piao I Demo video youtube version
Yunnan China Trip
Yunnan China Trip

See how our organic puer tea is grown and made. This is an exclusive tour of a Puer Tea factory and growing area, lead by the manager of the factory, and the owners themselves. Yunnan China Trip Slideshow