futurebird wrote:I think is a very romantic idea. Will you two drink tea together and age the pot? That sounds lovely! (I will tell this to my husband for certain... oh maybe he'd get me one of these pots for our 10 year anniversary... coming soon.)
futurebird wrote:Now if this is about drinking tea... My humble advice is that I think you have everything backwards. Don't get a pot then drink tea to match it... first find the tea that you love best...then find the right pot for it.
What kind of tea do you like best?
Matching a pot to tea is a personal thing... though most people do not drink green teas from yixing pots. those are for oolong and pureh as you already know.
As for the rest I'll let some of our resident experts help you out!
Joel Byron wrote:Yixing Beginner's Guide:
Rule # 1:
Buy a gaiwan and spend the extra money on better tea.
Rule # 2:
Refer to Rule # 1
That's been my experience anyway, YMMV.