In today's society, guest tea has become a common etiquette in people's daily social and family life. As the saying goes: Wine half tea. When serving tea, it should be noted that the tea should not be too full, and eight points should be full. The water temperature should not be too hot, so as to avoid the guests being scalded. When there are more than two visitors, the tea color should be even, and the left hand should hold the bottom of the tray, and the right hand should hold the edge of the tray. If there are tea snacks, they should be placed in front of the right side of the guests, and the tea cup should be placed on the right side of the refreshments. Tea should be served with the right hand, served from the right side of the guest, with a smile on his face and eyes on the other side.
When entertaining guests with coffee or black tea, the handle of the cup ear and spoon should be facing the right side of the guest. In addition, a bag of sugar and cream should be prepared for each guest and placed beside the cup or on a small plate for the convenience of the guests. Tea drinking environment should be quiet, elegant, clean, comfortable, let people have a sense of peace and contentment. For example, people in the North like to drink fragrant tea, people in Jiangsu and Zhejiang like to drink green tea, while people in Fujian and Guangdong like strong oolong tea and Pu'er tea. Tea sets can be exquisite and unique, or simple and plain.
Of course, tea guests should also return the gift with both hands and nod to thank. When tasting tea, pay attention to sipping and drinking, one bitter two sweet three aftertaste, its wit lies in the idea but can not be explained. In addition, the host tea can be appropriately praised. The tea in the pot can be repeatedly soaked for 3 to 4 times, and the tea in the guest's cup is exhausted. The host can continue the tea for the tea. After the guests disperse, the tea can be collected.
Tea making is not only a kind of daily etiquette in family etiquette, but also a content of social interaction. It is not only a respect for guests and friends, but also a reflection of self-cultivation.
The origin of Chen Ou's dust washing
It is said that there was a man named Ruochen Ou in ancient China, who was born in Jingdezhen. He made tea sets in Jingdezhen, which was beautiful and durable. But a vicious wizard, knowing that, recited a curse and destroyed the tea set. To break the spell, a young man needs to plunge into the fire of the tea set. Therefore, Chen Ou bravely threw himself into the blazing fire. The spell was untied and the tea set was restored to its original state. In order to commemorate him, people called the first tea "Chen Ou Xi Chen".
Nowadays, "Chen Ou washing dust" is one of the "Eighteen Kung Fu tea". Later generations use the word "washing dust" to show respect for guests.