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Come join All About Tea in DC!

If you love Tea, this is the place to be. Whether you enjoy black - Assam, Ceylon; Earl Grey; Green - Sencha, genmeicha or gunpowder green tea; White teas; Blends or Herbals (including Rooisbos), we all have one thing in common - Tea. It soothes the soul, helps you think and it's good for you!

Tea is the #2 beverage drunk worldwide next to water. Tea comes from the Camellia Seninses leaf. The 5 major world areas that started cultivating Tea according to history are: China, Japan, Taiwan - formerly Formosa, India and Ceylon - known as Sri Lanka. Other world regions are: Brazil, Nepal, South Africa, eastern African countries, Korea, Iran and 2 US plantations.

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"If everyone drank one cup of tea a day, the world would be a better place."



AATDC’s 3 tiered membership includes:

*Social tea Events related to each tier where you can enjoy meeting and networking with others.

*Organized events negotiated with vendors including: a site visit, individual bills, size, price, etc.

*A detailed event information page.

*A bi-monthly newsletter featuring a page on a designated tea.

*STI (Specialty Tea Institute) trained, member organizer(s) and board member(s).

*Access to a Message Board where you can post: Tea shop info, tea/non tea events, tea/non-tea items for sale, recipes, tea book reviews, tea/house reviews, etc…

*AATDC rules/constitution that protects you - the members, the organizer(s), the image of AATDC and it’s finances. (link)

*AATDC’s Board who meets on AATDC fiscal quarterly basis gives feedback, suggestions and ideas to improve the image and finances of All About Tea in DC/AATDC.


*Café Cups- $5, PayPal Price $6 – attend: events under $10, non SREs = Space Reserved Events, SREs after the Regals /Experts have RSVPd - Reservation Fee must be pd in full upon offering you a “Yes” spot.

*Regal Cups- $10, PayPal Price $11.75 – attend Café events, Afternoon Teas, Tastings, and SREs.

*Expert Cups- $15, PayPal Price $17.50 – attend Café, Regal events and can host/attend: Cuppings, Pairing, Special classes and hi-priced Tastings.

To set up a PayPal account and Pay online got to:

Once your dues are paid, your membership level will be denoted under the title part of your profile. This helps organizers/host to keep track of paid members. PayPal charges about 16% of the fee.


Reservation Fee

SRE= Space Reserved Event

Reservation fees for SREs are accepted on PayPal only. For most SREs 80% will be refunded on PayPal, only if you attend the event. Failure to attend or find a replacement forfeits your refund. There may be rare exceptions to this refund. If you make a payment in error, contact PayPal first to help you. Then you contact the organizer if need be.

We're 510 Tea Cups

Membership is open to everyone

Content of this Meetup Group is only visible to members

Upcoming Meetups

  • Saturday, December 17, 2016 3:00 PM

    (tentative date) Holiday Tea ('16 Dues RQD before RSVPing)

    8 Tea Cups attending
  • Monday, January 16, 2017 2:30 PM

    January Tea (MLK Day) Open to all

    6 Tea Cups attending
  • Sunday, February 12, 2017 3:00 PM

    Tea and Spa (Current dues requred b4 RSVPing)

    2 Tea Cups attending
  • Sunday, March 12, 2017 2:00 PM

    Regal, Indian Tea and Brunch like items

    2 Tea Cups attending
  • Saturday, April 15, 2017 11:30 AM

    Saturday Tea Brunch(Dues Rqd B4 RSVP)

    1 Tea Cups attending

Your organizer's refund policy for All about TEA in DC

Refunds are not offered for this Meetup.

Founded May 16, 2008


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  • Encourage more engaged members
  • Have a reserve fund
  • Provide supplies or equipment

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