the most expensive tea in the world
The most expensive tea: $ 10,000 a cup
There is a special and rare varieties of tea that costs more than gold! That’s why and where is.
We already know lot of expensive drinks, including many wines luxury or special liquor that require a long process. None, however, reaches the value of this particular tea.
The name of this variety is Da Hong Pao and a small cup of this drink can cost over $ 10,000. Doing some calculations you can see that a single gram of this precious tea costs more than $ 1,400, almost thirty times the worth of the gold.
The reason that this brew is so valuable depends on the rarity of leaves used, an ancient varieties of tea that grows wild only in the Wuyi Mountains of the Chinese province of Fujian.
Also the processing is very complex, each leaf is in fact is washed with goat milk for a certain period of time, it is then cooked and left to dry for very long periods. It would seem that the precious drink has also curative proprieties almost miraculous.
If the “original” versions of the prized teas reach extortionate prices, you can also find “low cost” versions of Da Hong Pao, where are used tea plants of the same type but grown in slightly different places, and especially not subjected to the long process . “Low cost” just for the name because, in any case: the cost for a cup is still around $ 250.