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learn more about the health benefits of tea on a Friday night!

TASTE Tea House in Hayes Valley is hosting a series of educational and social tea meetups on Friday nights at the Tea House. Learn about the various benefits of tea and stay afterwards to meet fellow tea beginners and enthusiasts. Note: first meetup on 07/19/13 is donation based - 100% of donations will be given to the American Cancer Society.
Each meetup includes:
- a guest speaker on the topic and Q&A.
- teas for you to taste related to the talk.
- an opportunity to socialize and meet!
See below for individual meetup descriptions.

Physical Health Benefits Meetup on 07/19/13, 8pm - 10pm
*This meetup is completely donation based. 100% of donations will be given to the American Cancer Society.*
Taste is fortunate to have Shannon Campbell from Taeping Tea to share his passion about the health benefits of tea. Come by and you'll learn about:

- the main health benefits of tea

- the different health benefits from the major kinds of teas (Green,
White, Yellow, Oolong, Black and Pu-erh tea)

- polyphenals, amino acids, alkaloids, and minerals

- the truth about caffeine

- other interesting health facts that will never make you look at your
cup of tea the same way

About Shannon Campbell

Shannon Campbell is a tea entrepreneur and founder of Taeping Tea, which provides Taiwanese and Chinese varietals, as well as mid-grade to premium leaves to customers online. He focuses on offering a consummate tea-purchasing experience to fellow tea aficionados. At Taeping Tea, he works closely with customers to select the appropriate liquid to steep the leaves, aromatic balance, and rich flavor to satisfy their refined palate.

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  • Jenny

    'Twas fan-tabolous!! Thanks Vincent! Great to meet you all!

    July 20, 2013

  • Gina

    I learned something new today!

    July 19, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Bummer that I've already made plans. Hope everyone will have a good time.

    July 19, 2013

  • Dianna H.

    Sorry for the short notice. There will be future offerings on 07/26 and 08/09.

    July 17, 2013

  • Dianna H.

    Sorry for the short notice. If you can't make it to this one, look out for ones on 07/26 and 08/09.

    July 17, 2013

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