We buy these teas because we love them. We recognize that at this price point, they are not for everyone, but the tea geeks in us had to have them anyway. These are exceptional teas produced in the traditional hand crafted ways practiced for centuries rather than factory made. Some of the names may be familiar, but be assured the quality here is anything but ordinary. You will taste the difference. These are teas that reward the drinker who pays close attention and many of these will continue to reveal themselves through multiple steeps.