Kumaon: The Story of India's Newest Tea Region

Day & Time: 
Saturday, October 1, 2016 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm

Kumaon is one of the least known tea regions in India, located in the Himalayan foothills just west of Nepal. Yet tea growth in this area dates back to 1835, and the first Indian grown tea ever to be drunk in Europe was grown here. In this presentation Participants will: - Taste teas from the newest Indian tea region (bring your tasting cups!) - Watch video shot on-location, gaining a strong visual appreciation of what it takes to build a new tea region - Understand the history of the Indian tea industry, the world's second largest.