A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P
Quality: Distinctive attributes or characteristics of a good tea.
Queen's Tea: This a blend of various black teas created especially for Queen Victoria.
Ragged: A poor quality of tea that is rough and uneven. See even.
Rainy: Dull tea liquor as a result of being processed during a season of rain.
Raw: A bitter tasting tea.
Red Tea: Not to be confused with Rooibos, this is what China refers to as black tea due to the reddish colour of the liquor.
Rich: Liquor that is smooth yet abundant.
Rolling: This is a process where withered tea leaves are rolled either by hand or a machine in order to give each tea its unique shape.
Rooibos: This is a tisane that means "red bush", and is a member of the legume family. It is a plant found in a very small area of South Africa.
Rotorvane: This is a machine used during the processing method where tea leaves are turned into CTC tea.
Rough: Irregular appearing tea leaves.
Round: A desirable trait in tea that is considered smooth.
Russian Caravan: A blend of various Chinese Teas, usually Oolong, Keemun, and Lapsang Souchong. The name originates from the 18th century camel caravans that transported teas to Russia.