2013 Gold Medal Tea Competition Results

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Overall Winner:

1st Place: Bluegate Beverages Pvt. Ltd.

Estate: Billimalai Estate

Grade: Twirl Green Tea

 

Argentina

1st Place: Las Treinta, S.A.

Estate: Urrutia

Grade: Green, BOP

 

2nd Place: Las Treinta, S.A.

Estate: Urrutia

Grade: Black, OF

 

China

1st Place: ShanShan Tea Co., Ltd.

Estate: Zhejiang

Grade: Green Tea, Leaf OP

 

2nd Place: ShanShan Tea Co., Ltd.

Estate: Anhui

Grade: Black Tea, Leaf OP

 

Honorable Mention: Fujian Chunlun Tea Group Co, Ltd.

Grade: Jasmine (Fuzhou Jasmine Tea)

 

Kenya

1st Place: The Tea Board of Kenya

Estate: Chemoni 664

Grade: PF1

 

2nd Place: The Tea Board of Kenya

Estate: Kapchorua 659

Grade: PF1

 

India

1st Place: Bluegate Beverages Pvt. Ltd.

Estate: Billimalai Estate

Grade: Twirl Green Tea

 

2nd Place: Goodricke Group

Estate: Castleton Tea Garden

Grade: FTGFOP1 Muscatel

 

Rwanda

1st Place: Sorwathe, Tea Importers, Inc.

Estate: Rukeri

Grade: Black, OP

 

2nd Place: Gisovu Tea Company, Ltd.

Estate: Gisovu Tea Ltd.

Grade: Black, PF1

 

Sri Lanka

1st Place: Lumbini Tea Factory Pvt. Ltd.

Estate: Lumbini

Grade: FBOPF Super Extra Special (Black)

 

2nd Place: RTS Holdings

Estate: Sithaka

Grade: FBOP (Black)

 

Taiwan

1st Place: Immaculate Leaf

Estate: Dragon-Phoenix Canyon, Shinlin XI

Grade: Oolong, Top Grade

  • 2012 Gold Medal Tea Competition ResultsFirst annual competition was divided by region, with many styles of tea represented. Growers were invited to simply forward the best of their crop without regard to style.

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