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TEA 101 & 102: In-person class (THAC Toronto)

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Toronto, ON M5H 3P5

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A 3-day intensive class held over two weekends that will cover TEA 101 & 102.

DATES:
Saturday, February 22 (9:00 am - 5:00 pm)
Sunday, February 23 (9:00 am - 5:00 pm)
Saturday, February 29 (9:00 am - 5:00 pm)

*students will have 1 hour for lunch

**Please note that we require a minimum class size of 8 students to run this course. Due to this, we will be confirming with students two weeks before the start date if the class will go ahead.

Registration deadline: February 7, 2020



TEA 101: Introduction to Tea
This course will provide an introduction to the history of the origin of tea. You will learn how to differentiate the types of tea as well as the tea grading standards used in the industry.

Topics explored include:

  • Origin of tea
  • History
  • Basic tea types
  • Tea Grading standards
  • Terminology
  • Proper cupping techniques
  • Cupping/tasting

TEA 102: Regions of the World

Students will examine in detail the principal tea-growing regions of the world. Develop a fundamental understanding of tea – its evolution and its influence on culture and world events.

Topics explored include:

  • Study the various regions for tea production: China, India, Kenya and more
  • History
  • Tea Types
  • Geography
  • Tea Ceremony
  • Industry
  • Cupping/tasting

*registration includes printed course material



Instructor: Shabnam Weber

Shabnam Weber is President of the Tea and Herbal Association of Canada. Prior to her current position, she spent eighteen years in the tea business as an entrepreneur. As owner of a specialty tea company, a tea school and a Director on the Board of the Tea and Herbal Association of Canada, she has a unique perspective on multiple angles of the tea business. She is the author of THAC’s well known and recognized Tea Sommelier® program and a big driver in both consumer and industry education. Shabnam values the diversity offered by all parts of the tea industry, both in Canada and beyond and focuses always on the bigger picture. Shabnam is a graduate of the University of Toronto with an Honours degree in Political Science and she also holds a post-graduate diploma in Psychology.

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