In this course, we explore the essential categories of tea, where tea comes from, how it differs from herbals, how it’s grown / made, and foundational brewing principles. Also includes a brief intro to blends and how tea supports other ingredients of a blend. Features base teas used by Build A Blend, which you could request as samples or bring your own loose-leaf teas to class.
Learning how to cup tea is truly one of the best skills that any tea pro can learn. It teaches you how to explore with intent, how to ask questions with more direction, and how to connect your acquired tea knowledge over time. In this class, you’ll explore the cupping method in real time and understand how learning to taste – in a critical, focused way – benefits your tea business operations.
Sooz is an award-winning educator, professional tea skills trainer, certified trauma-informed meditation teacher, and tea contemplative practitioner with nearly 20 years of teaching and training experience.