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World of Tea Series: Tea and Food Pairing Intensive

TEA & FOOD PAIRING INTENSIVE
Hosted by Roberta Fuhr (Experience Tea Studio)

In this July 16th class we tasted five single origin teas with nine different savory, sweet, pungent and bitter tastes—a myriad of combinations to give you a tasting adventure. We used tasting sheets so that each participant could record perceptions and play with their own favorites well after the class. 

World of Tea Series: Agarwood Puerh Tasting

AGARWOOD PUERH TASTING
Hosted by Jeffrey McIntosh (Teabook)

On April 16th, we journeyed to one of the most ancient and elite experiences from the East. The featured item for this event was the renowned Agarwood Puerh Tea. This wood, in combination with tea has been used for its strong health benefits and calming effects for thousands of years. We tasted this rare and unique tea first hand and engaged in live conversation with tea master Jeffrey McIntosh about the agarwood and puerh.

 

World of Tea Series: A Treasure Trove of Japanese Teas

A TREASURE TROVE OF JAPANESE TEAS
Hosted by Heather Porter (Hanamichi)

This was an adventure in tasting several of the fine Japanese teas that were brought back by Heather Porter (who writes the blog Hanamichi) on her most recent trip to Japan. On February 20th, we tasted several excellent quality teas, using fine Japanese tea wares in their preparation and consumption. 

A couple of the teas:

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