[Explanation] Stir-fry, knead, stir-fry...Under the skillful hands of the tea maker, the fragrance of tea overflows. On the evening of July 20, an extraordinary tea-making expert competition was staged in Liyu Creek, Puyuan Town, Zhouning County, Fujian Province. Local hand-made tea masters have shown their unique skills, showing the craftsmanship of Zhouning Mountain Yunwu Tea.
[Explanation] Sitting in front of the wok, Ye Hanhui's hands flipped and moved in the wok at a temperature of about 200 degrees Celsius. The fragrance comes out. Ye Hanhui, born in 1999, was the youngest tea maker at the game that day. He has been learning tea making with his father since he was young.
[Concurrent] Ye Hanhui, tea maker in Zhouning County
Nowadays, there are very few people who do handicrafts, and they are usually machines. Therefore, the shape of hand-made tea is not as good as that of machines, but it must taste better than machines. Continue to learn and delve into the tea culture and the techniques and techniques of making tea through the words and deeds of parents. The hope is to better promote Zhouning Gaoshan Yunwu Tea.
[Commentary] On the scene of the competition, various experts lined up in front of the wok to demonstrate their tea making skills. Hand-made tea is very particular about strength and heat. During the interview, many tea masters told reporters that hand-made tea inherits traditional craftsmanship and should pay attention to inheritance and development.
[Concurrent] Ruan Xiaowei, tea maker of Zhouning County
Basically it is the improvement of the tools, and the technology is still the same. The stoves that used to burn with wood now use electricity. Inheriting skills will let more people understand the ancient tea-making methods like ours, and let more people learn.
[Explanation] In the 7th "Zhouning Gaoshan Yunwu Tea" Cup Tea Competition and the 2nd Tea Experts Competition, the tea fight also attracted attention. At the tea fighting scene, experts in the tea industry commented on the shape, the color of the soup, the smell, the taste, and the bottom of the leaves. Each tea tasting process is meticulous, and the comments and exchanges are enthusiastic.
[Explanation] Fujian Zhouning has an average elevation of 800 meters, with clouds and mist all year round, and is known as the "City of Clouds". The high mountains and clouds produce good tea, benefiting from the unique climate, which provides natural ecological conditions for the growth of tea. Up to now, Zhouning County has a tea plantation area of 107,700 acres, more than 120 tea enterprises and professional tea cooperatives, and is a key tea-producing county in China.
[Concurrent] Liu Qian, President of Zhouning County Tea Association
Affected by the epidemic, our entire sales this year will be more difficult. Through this activity, we will improve the quality, and then let everyone know Zhou Ning's mountain cloud tea, and let Zhou Ning's tea leaves Zhou Ning. Through this competition, these technical experts were discovered, and then we improved again to make these technologies more perfect.
[Explanation] In recent years, the local government has continued to promote the creation of the public brand of "Zhouning Gaoshan Yunwu Tea", actively "going out", showing the unique charm of Zhouning Gaoshan Yunwu Tea, and formulating policies to encourage tea enterprises to take the ecological and organic road and improve The technological level of tea planting and production will enhance market competitiveness. The tea industry has also become an important engine for local farmers to get rid of poverty and become rich.
[Concurrent] Xia Liangyu, Tea Expert
To make our tea industry continue to develop healthily, the sustainable and healthy development is to continue to play and maintain its ecological advantages. We must adhere to the concept of green development and promote the quality of tea. Only in this way can our tea industry develop healthily. The ability to develop with high quality can better support our rural revitalization.
Reporting by reporter Wu Shengwei from Ningde, Fujian
Editor in charge: [Li Yuxin]