Class List


  • May 28, 2022
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Chai means tea!  In the west we often refer to chai as “chai tea” when what we probably mean is masala chai, a blend a black tea and spices.  Chai traditionally was made with black tea, but in this class you will have the option of using a Rooibos, green tea, and one or two (more…)


  • June 4, 2022
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Our introduction to tea where you will learn what tea is, where tea is grown and produced, and how tea becomes white, green, oolong, black and pu’erh.  You’ll learn the difference between tea and tisane (and does it matter?).  We’ll taste teas from the top five tea producing Asian countries:  China, Taiwan, Japan, Sri Lanka (more…)


  • June 11, 2022
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Green tea is one of the true teas from Camellia sinensis and there are many different experiences of green tea depending on the country it’s from, the cultivar (hybrid), and the style of the tea maker.  Some tea plants for green tea are grown almost completely in the shade, while others are grown in full (more…)


  • June 18, 2022
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Spend 90 minutes with your two favorite substances—tasting an array of different flavors as we combine fabulous teas and chocolates.   This class involves five teas and five different chocolates as we methodically go through steeping each tea and trying it with each chocolate.  There are many taste surprises and participants are encouraged to record their (more…)


  • June 25, 2022
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

The tradition of Afternoon Tea is loved in our western culture, and it’s fun to learn the history of how it all started.  In this class we learn about the early European and British tea trade with the Chinese while we taste examples of teas reminiscent of the early trade.  You’ll learn about how the (more…)


  • July 2, 2022
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Our introduction to tea where you will learn what tea is, where tea is grown and produced, and how tea becomes white, green, oolong, black and pu’erh.  You’ll learn the difference between tea and tisane (and does it matter?).  We’ll taste teas from the top five tea producing Asian countries:  China, Taiwan, Japan, Sri Lanka (more…)


  • July 9, 2022
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Oolong tea is made from partially oxidized tea leaves from the Camellia sinensis plant—the same plant for white, green, black and pu’erh teas.  Oolongs can be quite varied because the oxidation levels span 10% to 70%–there are many different taste experiences with this style of tea.  In addition, oolongs will vary depending on the cultivar, (more…)


  • July 16, 2022
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Japanese tea culture has a fascinating history and evolved over the last 1,300 years through the dedication of many different tea personalities and influences.  This class is 90 minutes of learning about people who guided the evolution of the Japanese Tea Ceremony with matcha, and explore the current modern era of whole leaf teas.  We’ll (more…)


  • July 23, 2022
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Blend your own signature breakfast, afternoon, or anytime black tea blend!  This is one of my favorite Workshops to lead because I’ve had so much fun and satisfaction from creating the unique blends here at Experience Tea.  We will start by tasting a number of different single origin black teas from China, India, Sri Lanka, (more…)


  • July 30, 2022
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

This is a more concentrated focus than our usual Tea & Food Pairing because both cheese and chocolate are wonderful with tea!  We’ll taste four different chocolates and three cheeses with each of five unique teas–experiencing the different flavor sensations of each pairing.  It’s 90 minutes of indulgence that is well worth it! (more…)