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The Art of Tea Blending

The Art of Tea Blending

Duration:2 hours total
Includes:Food, Drinks and Equipment
Languages:Offered in English
Availability for this experience is rare.

About your host

Hi there! I'm Claire. A teamaker, taster, anti-snobbery tea enthusiast, and gentle host. I'm passionate about creating special experiences for people around tea. I'm a tea trainer/educator at Smith Teamaker in Portland, where blend formulation and magic happen on a daily basis. I've worked in the tea industry since 2011.
Claire
Claire
Claire
Claire

What we’ll do

We'll begin with a brief 101 on Camellia sinensis (the tea plant), as well as an overview of herbal ingredients commonly used in the tea industry. Next, we will taste through a line up of white tea, green tea, and mostly herbals, as well as a few natural flavors and oils. As a group, we will note their qualities while learning some common flavor descriptors. Expect to see common ingredients like…

What I’ll provide

Snacks
A light palate cleanser Such as nuts or crackers. Please let me know if you have any restrictions and I'll be happy to accommodate you.
Drinks
Prepared Tea We'll be tasting a fair amount of tea together. (Please eat a decent breakfast!)
Equipment
Tea & tools for blending I'll provide premium loose tea and herbal ingredients, blending tools and packaging for your new 2 oz.+ tea blend.

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Where you'll be

Our blending workshop will take place in the Tea Lab at Smith Teamaker in Portland's Central Eastside neighborhood. The Lab is set up to host groups around a large wooden table (with stools) and is stocked with everything we'll need including professional cupping sets, scales, and of course, a selection of green & white teas and herbal ingredients.

Upcoming availability

If you don’t see availability for the time you are looking for, you can .
Sat, 24th Aug    From 11:00 to 13:00.
$93 per person
3 of 6 spots left
Availability for this experience is rare.

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 15 and up can attend.
Claire
workshop
The Art of Tea Blending
41 reviews
$93 per person
41 reviews
$93 per person