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Sunday, March 17 • 1:00pm - 5:00pm
NEW! Tea Primer Certification: Covering the Basics

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You will taste the six types of tea and learn evaluation and preparation techniques drawn from Kyle Stewart's creative collaborations with renowned chefs, sommeliers, sensory evaluation scientists, and worldwide tea experts.

Upon completion of the course, you'll receive an official Tea Primer Certification, recognizing your newfound expertise in tea appreciation and preparation.

You'll learn:
  • What Is and Isn’t Tea
  • A Brief History of Tea
  • How are Tasting Tea and Tasting Wine Similar and Different 
  • What are the factors that make each tea type look and taste different
  • Using Sensory Memory to Taste Tea

Plus sample six types of teas:
  1. White Category: Examine & Taste White Peony Special Grade
  2. Green Category: Examine & Taste Gold Flecked Green (Anhui Province) & Kukicha (stem tea)
  3. Yellow Category: Examine & Taste Snow Dragon Yellow Tea
  4. Oolong Category: Examine & Taste Tie Guan Yin (medium roast) & Jade Tie Guan Yin
  5. Black Category: Examine & Taste Golden Needle Black Tea/Darjeeling First Flush/SFTGFOP (discuss tea leaf grading)
  6. Pu’er Category: Examine & Taste Sheng Tuo Cha & Shou Pu’er

More Value! This certification will provide you a base to attend the Tea Incubator Skill Building session.

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Kyle Stewart

Co-Owner, The Cultured Cup
An endlessly curious person who grew up in a small Iowa town, Kyle has music degrees from several renowned music schools. After stints teaching college music and arts and humanities, managing international marketing support for a company, Kyle and his partner Phil bought a coffee... Read More →

Sunday March 17, 2024 1:00pm - 5:00pm PDT
Las Vegas Convention Center, South Hall
  Incubator Skills
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