《茶經》The Classics of Tea
In the middle of the Tang Dynasty, Lu Yu's the Classics of Tea was published. The Classics of Tea is the earliest, most complete and most comprehensive introduction to tea in China and the world, which is known as the tea encyclopedia. The book includes the history, origin, current situation, production technology of tea production, as well as the tea drinking techniques and tea ceremony principles. It is an epoch-making tea school monograph, an incisive agronomic book, and a book on tea culture. It advances ordinary tea events into a wonderful tea art, promoting the development of Chinese tea culture.