British tea taster Kevin Gascoyne first bought tea in Asia in 1989 and has spent every Spring there for over 25 years. Living in Montréal, he is one of 4 taster/owners of Camellia Sinensis, whose catalogue at camellia-sinensis.com has gained World renown. He lectures all over the planet and runs 2 tea schools, a wide selection of workshops, conferences, field consulting, trade development and seminars. He is partner and director of the Tea Studio, Director of the Canadian Tea and Herbal Association and is currently involved in launching the Tea Masters Cup of Canada. Aside from his obsessive quest for Darjeeling’s finest leaf, he also has a passion for shop keeping in his stores. According to his colleagues his daily tea consumption compares to the flow of some small rivers.