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

by the_skua » Sep 14th 10 4:07 pm

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

by tearabbit » Jul 25th 11 8:38 pm

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

by Herb_Master » Oct 4th 11 9:32 pm

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

by Drax » Oct 4th 11 11:00 pm

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

by oolongfan » Feb 29th 12 12:32 am

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

by Tead Off » May 2nd 12 4:49 am

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

by Poohblah » May 2nd 12 3:31 pm

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

by Chip » May 2nd 12 3:54 pm

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

by teaisme » May 2nd 12 6:01 pm

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

by TokyoB » May 2nd 12 11:29 pm

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

by teaisme » May 3rd 12 7:16 pm

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

by Poohblah » May 3rd 12 7:35 pm

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

by teaisme » May 3rd 12 8:52 pm

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

by TokyoB » May 3rd 12 8:55 pm

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

by Tead Off » May 4th 12 3:19 am

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?