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World of Tea Series: Rare Japanese Teas

Attendees experienced Japanese teas that are considered rare and unique, even within Japan. Heather Porter (Hanamichi) presented a selection of teas produced using unusual methods and teas that are rarely seen outside their growing region. This tasting session included dark teas, aged teas, and at least one tea that has almost ceased to exist.

Thanks to everyone who attended!  We hope you'll join us for the next World of Tea event.

World of Tea Series: Oolong Extravaganza

The August 19th World of Tea event was a tasting of oolong teas, presented by The Happy Tea ManAndrew Goodman.  Andrew brewed, discussed, and told stories about five famous and delicious Oolong Teas; Baozhong, Shan Lin Xi, Tie Kwan Yin, Da Hong Pao, and Phoenix Mountain Dancong Mi Lan Xiang. 

Thanks to everyone who attended!  We hope you'll join us for the next World of Tea event.

World of Tea Series: Explore the Teas of Southern China

The July 15th World of Tea event was a tasting of teas from Southern China, presented by The Happy Tea ManAndrew Goodman. Attendees learned about the legend and history of teas from Southern China and their production and brewing. Different examples of Puer and Liu Bao were prepared and tasted during the class. 

Thanks to everyone who attended!  We hope you'll join us for the next World of Tea event.

May 2017 World of Tea Event Review

Excerpt:

To kick off the event, everyone introduced themselves and shared their tea stories.  It's always interesting to hear how people came to tea, whether through fond memories of family traditions or through great teas discoveries later in life.

While the teas brewed, Andrew shared stories of his travels and insight into Wuyi tea production.

World of Tea Series: Wuyi Oolong Tasting

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