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In the Way of Tea

In the Way of Tea

Jan 12, 2023 - Feb 09, 2023

In the Way of Tea

Time Thu Jan 12 2023 at 07:00 pm to Thu Feb 09 2023 at 09:00 pm

NTU Alumni Clubhouse, 11 Slim Barracks Rise, #05-03, Queenstown, Singapore

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Multi-sensory tea appreciation experience

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In the Way of Tea

Tea has a rich history that can be traced back more than 1200 years ago. This is an introductory session to the beverage of tea that is consumed in different forms and cultures, and promises to be an eye-opening multi-sensory experience as we explore the traditional art form of tea appreciation. In this 5-week tea excellence programme, Ms Chen Shumin, a certified tea sommelier who represents Miss Tea Delight, will be here to guide participants on their personal journey of tea exploration.


LOOK FORWARD TO:

  • Growing into the shoes of a discerning consumer while finding modern day relevance in Gongfu tea practices
  • Appreciating the differences that terroir and leaf cultivars can make to your teas
  • Learning all about the six broad categories of tea and their origins.

Sessions 1 & 2

  • Consumerism and bubble tea culture
  • Learning all about the six broad categories of tea.

Sessions 3 & 4

  • Tea and its origins in the Tang Dynasty
  • Demonstration of the Song & Ming Dynasties tea preparation methods.

Sessions 5 & 6

  • Tasting water and why this is greatly relevant
  • 水为茶之母, the mastery of tea brewing begins with our understanding of water
  • Taste different brands of water, then tell them apart at the end of the session.

Sessions 7 & 8

  • How to smell and taste tea
  • The importance and relevance of tea storage
  • Tea leaf cultivars and their influence on taste.

Sessions 9 & 10

  • Study the most prized tea cultivar from Taiwan and brew it
  • Experience Cha Qi from the unique terroir of Lishan at 2080 metres above sea level
  • Introduction to high mountain oolong teas from Taiwan’s top peaks.

FEES: Member $345 | Non-member $395 | $89/session

DATES*: 12 January 2023 – 9 February 2023

*Minimum 9 pax to start

Participants will also be able to purchase a copy of 'The Tea Sommelier' English edition at a discounted price of $69 (U.P. $80.25).


COURSE INSTRUCTOR

Ms. Chen Shumin

The First Singaporean Tea Sommelier certified by the International Tea Sommelier Academy ITSA.



ABOUT MISS TEA DELIGHT

Miss Tea Delight is a play on words and sounds like "misty delight", referring to tea plants that flourish in the mountains and thrive on the misty dewy mountain air. As writer of the blog Miss Tea Delight, Shumin’s articles are dedicated to tea drinkers, hobbyists and enthusiasts alike. She specialises in fine teas that are carefully sourced, tasted, and reviewed for the discerning palate.


For enquiries, email us at ZXZlbnRzIHwgbnR1YWx1bW5pICEgb3JnICEgc2c=.




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Ticket Information Ticket Price
NTU Alumni Club Member SGD 345
Non-Member / General Admission SGD 395
1 session SGD 89
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Date & Time

Thu Jan 12 2023 at 07:00 pm to Thu Feb 09 2023 at 09:00 pm

Location

NTU Alumni Clubhouse, 11 Slim Barracks Rise, #05-03, Queenstown, Singapore

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