Heather Agosta is the co-owner of The Jasmine Pearl Tea Company, a Portland, Oregon based importer, blender and wholesaler of specialty loose leaf tea. She and her husband, Chuck Bauman founded the company in 2004. Heather spent time studying aromatic herbalism and learning the art of flavor and scent design under the tutelage of a prominent master. Her knowledge, love of tea and passion of the art of blending are apparent in her work at The Jasmine Pearl. Her education - by her own admission, never complete - continues as she walks the path of a devoted tea lover.