Yunnan Sourcing "Official" Ool, Wht/Yllw and Puerh Tea Topic

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Re: Yunnan Sourcing "Official" Ool, Wht/Yllw and Puerh Tea Topic

Postby the_skua » Sep 14th, '10, 12:07

Have ordered once from Yunnan and got very quick response (including direct contact from Scott) and a well-packaged, quick shipment at a great price. I look forward to shopping there again.

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Re: Yunnan Sourcing "Official" Ool, Wht/Yllw and Puerh Tea Topic

Postby tearabbit » Jul 25th, '11, 16:38

Scott is great and reliable. Always quick with responses and ship in a very timely fashion. Never disappointed me.

I've started to enjoy some of his Yunnan Sourcing tea, and found them to be quite good. A few examples are the 2010 "Nan Nuo Ya Kou" and 2010 Autumn "Bang Ma". I've just ordered the new Lincang tea and Gao Shan Zhai he just came out with recently, and will report once I get the samples.

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Re: Yunnan Sourcing "Official" Ool, Wht/Yllw and Puerh Tea Topic

Postby Herb_Master » Oct 4th, '11, 17:32

Hopefully my order will be here in 2 days :D

Last years order tracking info
Posting 2010-11-09
Held By Customs 2010-11-21
Final Delivery 2010-11-23

This Year
Posting 2011-08-11
Held By Customs 2011-10-03
:lol: A bit of a sweating wait for the last few weeks :)

Now just waiting for the knock at the door or a postcard inviting me to pay VAT

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Re: Yunnan Sourcing "Official" Ool, Wht/Yllw and Puerh Tea Topic

Postby Drax » Oct 4th, '11, 19:00

Yikes, best of luck! :D

I had the same happen to me recently as well... ordered in mid-July and got it in mid-September... I'm just glad that it made it! :D

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Re: Yunnan Sourcing "Official" Ool, Wht/Yllw and Puerh Tea Topic

Postby oolongfan » Feb 28th, '12, 19:32

I have ordered several Jian Shui Purple Pottery teapots from YS -including the new US based store. I love the jian Shui teapots as they are very well made...well worth the money. The shipping is extremely fast and the packaging is excellent.

I have not tried their teas yet but will do so soon ....probably with my next Jian Shui teapot order...those things are as addictive as Yixing teapots ;)

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Re: Yunnan Sourcing "Official" Ool, Wht/Yllw and Puerh Tea Topic

Postby Tead Off » May 2nd, '12, 00:49

Good seller of Yunnan teas. Huge Puerh selection and great Yunnan red teas.

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Re: Yunnan Sourcing "Official" Ool, Wht/Yllw and Puerh Tea Topic

Postby Poohblah » May 2nd, '12, 11:31

another website should be added to the topic header post: yunnansourcing.us

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Re: Yunnan Sourcing "Official" Ool, Wht/Yllw and Puerh Tea Topic

Postby Chip » May 2nd, '12, 11:54

Poohblah wrote:another website should be added to the topic header post: yunnansourcing.us

And done.

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Re: Yunnan Sourcing "Official" Ool, Wht/Yllw and Puerh Tea Topic

Postby teaisme » May 2nd, '12, 14:01

So has anyone's order been held at customs if it they used EMS?

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Re: Yunnan Sourcing "Official" Ool, Wht/Yllw and Puerh Tea Topic

Postby TokyoB » May 2nd, '12, 19:29

teaisme wrote:So has anyone's order been held at customs if it they used EMS?

Not yet. I received an EMS package from China yesterday.

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Re: Yunnan Sourcing "Official" Ool, Wht/Yllw and Puerh Tea Topic

Postby teaisme » May 3rd, '12, 15:16

I have a hypothesis that customs wont hold ems packages or charge vat on large dollar shipments, as long as ems is used.

Can anyone disprove this?

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Re: Yunnan Sourcing "Official" Ool, Wht/Yllw and Puerh Tea Topic

Postby Poohblah » May 3rd, '12, 15:35

what's "large dollar?" Above a certain value, tariffs and other taxes apply.

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Re: Yunnan Sourcing "Official" Ool, Wht/Yllw and Puerh Tea Topic

Postby teaisme » May 3rd, '12, 16:52

I don't remember the exact amount that someone quoted me,
but I think it was around $300.

Do you know what the limit is?

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Re: Yunnan Sourcing "Official" Ool, Wht/Yllw and Puerh Tea Topic

Postby TokyoB » May 3rd, '12, 16:55

teaisme wrote:I don't remember the exact amount that someone quoted me,
but I think it was around $300.

Do you know what the limit is?


Well it also depends on what value is actually declared. I think there is also an option to send as a gift.

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Re: Yunnan Sourcing "Official" Ool, Wht/Yllw and Puerh Tea Topic

Postby Tead Off » May 3rd, '12, 23:19

Is the USA charging duty for tea and teaware imports? Teaware should not be charged as it is a handicraft and exempt. But, tea for personal use is not charged, is it?

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