Chinese black teas are mild and lower in caffeine than Indian teas and usually named after the province where grown.

The main black tea provinces are Keemun and Yunnan.

Keemun teas are distinguished by their orchid aroma and mild, sweet flavour, making it a perfect afternoon and evening tea.

Yunnan teas rare combination of aroma and strength, merit its nickname, ""the mocha of tea"". Yunnan, the only China tea that can take a drop of milk, is ideal with breakfast.

Lapsang Souchong is a well-known smoky variety of tea, well-suited to both salty and spicy dishes. "