Tuesday, January 30, 2007

Pu-erh is more expensive than GOLD!!

Pu-erh tea sets record
One hundred grams of 60-year-old Pu'er tea were sold last Sunday for 300,000 yuan $38,400 USD in Guangzhou, capital of Guangdong Province.
It is the most expensive Pu-erh tea sold so far in the southern Chinese province.
The buyer, surnamed Chen, is a Malaysian businessman who has been drinking tea for decades.
He won the public auction during the Guangzhou Tea Cultural Festival, which ended in the city's Liwan District last Sunday. The starting price for the tea was 50,000 yuan ($6,410).

Source: (Guangzhou Daily)
China Daily
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2007-01/24/content_790918.htm

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