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Tea 101 Fundamentals and Tasting Class
Join us for a great fun and learning session to explore the world of tea, from leaf to cup, six classes of tea, origins, history, health benefits, and brewing essentials. This class will surely build the foundation of your essential knowledge of tea and guide you past the many, often misconceived notions about tea. This class is conducted by Victoria Wu, founder of MeiMei Fine Teas at www.meimeitea.com. Victoria has traveled extensively in China's legendary and mysterious tea mountains, learning tea from growers and masters as well as studying Chinese tea culture at various institutions in China. She is passionate about tea and love to share her first hand experience and expertise with tea lovers. Class is 2 hours in duration in a small class seating. · An introduction to the tea plant, Camellia Sinensis · The characteristics and tasting profile of each class of tea · Tasting four classes of the world's finest teas. The rare high quality and authenticity you will not find anywhere else! · Terroir, terroir, terroir · How to brew a perfect cup of tea · Medicinal properties – Fact or fiction? · Which tea is best for me? To secure your seats, please register for the class at https://www.meimeitea.com/products/tea-101-fundamentals-and-tasting-class-tea-education-seminar-course-dc-va-md

Exact location will send to participants only

11620 Monument Dr · Fairfax, VA

$40.00

What we're about

We are a group of tea drinkers, tea lovers, tea sommeliers, and tea aficionados who enjoy the world of loose leaf tea and love sharing it with friends and like-minded people. Organizer Victoria is an avid tea lover and tea expert. She has extensively studied tea in China, and has been to many of its tea producing regions on her various tea treks, and is also a tea educator who loves to share her knowledge and passion for tea. You will often find her brewing gongfu tea in her elegant tea room.

This group is about meeting new tea friends, building a tea community in Northern Virginia and the greater metro DC area, sharing, tasting, and learning all things tea and tea culture, and advocating a healthy lifestyle. We organize tea tastings and tea classes on a regular basis, as well as tea parties and other tea-related events. Some nominal fees may be charged, depending on the event.

Tea is holistic health and spiritual well-being in a cup. Let’s start the journey together and say cheers to tea!

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