Vietnam extends along the east coast of the Indochina peninsula in southeast Asia, with the South China Sea to the east and south. The Red River (Song-koi) delta lowlands in the north are separated from the huge Mekong delta in the south by narrow coastal plains backed by the generally rough mountainous and forested terrain of the Annam highlands. Most people live in the river deltas. The climate is tropical, with summer monsoon rains.
Over three quarters of the working people are involved in agriculture, forestry and fishing. Rice growing is the main activity, and Vietnam is the world's third largest rice exporter, after the USA and Thailand. On the coffee market, Vietnam is the world's second largest coffee producer after Brazil. But is looking forward to become the first coffee exporter in the world. The other main cash crops are: pepper, tea, rubber and coco.
Grown at an altitude 1000-1600 meters above sea level Lam Dong is renowned for Arabica coffee production. Stunning views and carved hillsides reveal over 23,000 hectares devoted to Arabica plantations.
The province capital, Dalat City carries memoires of Indochina, preserving the colonial charm and serenity of an Asiatic-French fusion.
The well-balanced flavour is complemented by a light body with uniform acidity.