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3rd Gold Medal Tea Competition Winners

Thank you to all of the producers who contributed to the 3rd Gold Medal Tea Competition. With so many high quality samples it was a tough job for the tea tasters. This year’s winners are:

CHINA

First Place: Fujian Chunlun Tea Group Co. Ltd.
Estate: Kuling Tea Estate
Grade: Jasmine Tea, Special Grade

Second Place: Fujian Chunlun Tea Group Co. Ltd.
Estate: Caodun Tea Estate
Grade: Green Tea, Special Grade

JAPAN

First Place: Tealet
Estate: Yame Kyushu
Grade: Green Tea, Gyokuro

Second Place: ITO EN
Estate: Fukuoka Prefecture
Grade: Green Tea, Artisinal

TAIWAN

First Place: Universal Commodities (Tea) Trading Inc.
Grade: Special Black Tea (#18 Ruby)

Second Place: Universal Commodities (Tea) Trading Inc.
Grade: Highest Mountain Oolong Tea (Li Shan Tea)

VIETNAM

First Place: Phu Ben Tea Company Limited
Estate: Tai Trung
Grade: Green Orthodox PN2

Second Place: Phu Ben Tea Company Limited
Estate: Phu Tho
Grade: Green CTC Fanning

RWANDA

First Place: Sorwathe Ltd.
Estate: Rukeri
Grade: Green OP

Second Place: Gisovu Tea Company Ltd.
Estate: Gisovu Tea Estate
Grade: Black Tea (PF1)

INDIA

First Place: Goodricke Group Limited
Estate: Castleton Tea Garden
Grade: Black Tea (Whole Leaf FTGFOP1)

Second Place: Rossell Tea
Estate: Dikom Tea Estate
Grade: Black Tea (Golden Pearl)

KENYA

First Place: AFFA Tea Directorate
Estate: Kagwe
Grade: Black Tea (BP1)

Second Place: AFFA Tea Directorate
Estate: Njunu
Grade: Black Tea (PF1)

UNITED STATES

First Place: Tealet
Estate: Hawaii Rainforest Tea
Grade: White Tea

 

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