White tea is the youngest harvested buds of the Camellia sinensis plant almost exclusively in the Fujian province of China.
This tea is made from the unopened and pre-blossomed buds of the tea leaves. They get their description from the silky white hairs above their bodies.
This year's World Tea Expo is my 3rd trip to this event. I've appreciated the opportunities to learn and meet new people each year. I've made friends and contacts from every corner of the world and every continent save for Antarctica. The events and sights from this first day of the expo are similar to those from the past two years. Full of energy, vibrant colors and effusive scents tantalizing for everyone here. Read more to learn more.
Check out my coverage of both Day 1 and Day 3 of the 2011 World Tea Expo.