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Open to tea enthusiasts looking to grow their tea knowledge; from hobbyists to tea shop owners.
Level 1: Foundations of Tea - provides a strong understanding of the five tea categories and two traditional styles of tea production (orthodox). Topics include the components of teas, growing regions and terroir, tea processing stages, a comparison of tea categories, and steeping, tasting and evaluating the characteristics of tea (called cupping).
Instructor: Peter Goggi, President - Tea Association of the U.S.A.