Shana Zhang is a certified tea expert by International Tea Academy. She grew up in a tea family that owns two tea plantation and two tea factories in Yunnan, China. Her tea book The Wild Truth of Tea been published on Amazon. She has a deep and unique perspective of the tea industry from the Chinese side of things. She worked for her family's tea company, which is the largest tea export company in Yunnan province, where she was responsible for international sales, tea quality testing, fair trade certification, IMO certification, plantation inspection and other responsibilities.
She was professionally trained within China in Chinese tea ceremony and as a professional tea taster. She currently a shareholder in Wild Tea Qi, which is a tea company that is distributed in the US. She manage the buying operations, tea farmers and plantation inspections, package design, and international sales. She joined Wild Tea Qi as part of her mission to help protect China's quickly dwindling natural environment, as the guiding spirit of integrity in support of Biodiversity tea and preserving the original tea artisans.
Together, Wild Tea Qi's founder and president and the tea book Wild Tea Hunter's author JT Hunter and her have built this company based on their years of experience going deep within China, hunting down the finest artisanal teas available and collecting some incredible stories along the way.
In addition to all this,they have compiled information about hundreds of tea companies from around the world, they also the founder of International Tea Academy and you can read Shana's tea book The Wild Truth of Tea on Amazon, she is ready to share with you lots of this insider tea knowledge.