A life-long tea lover, Roberta Fuhr is owner of Experience Tea Studio, opened in 2011, in Issaquah, Washington. She's a Certified Tea Specialist having completed The Professional Series Level lll Classes with Specialty Tea Institute and embraces her life's work to helping people discover tea. Her business offers weekly Tea Discovery Classes featuring tasting, history, practical and technical information to help the average person appreciate and understand tea. The Studio also offers over 120 good quality loose-leaf teas. To Roberta, it's all about creating your own tea experience-there are no right or wrongs with what you may like (just know how to steep properly and make sure you start with good tea).
Roberta travels to tea countries as often as practical to observe and learn from practiced tea people around the world. She has been to China twice on tea tours and recently participated in a 15 day tour of Sri Lanka tea estates. Her next tea tours will be Japan and South Korea.