Taiwanese Tea Masterclass, presented by Jane Pettigrew and Chau-Jean Lin, London School of Coffee, Wednesday, 10. April 2019

Taiwanese Tea MasterclassPresented by Jane Pettigrew and Chau-Jean Lin
Wednesday 10th April 20199.30am - 4.30pm
This module counts towards the Tea Master Certification (Advanced, Level 3).
If you are already qualified as a UKTA Tea Sommelier, please book directly with us to get the special price of £375 + VAT, by emailing info@ukteaacademy.com
Everyone is welcome: even if you are not training for the Tea Master certification you may still attend this masterclass.
Course ContentThis module will discuss the history of Taiwan's tea industry; the different producing regions, the varietals and cultivars grown; the types of teas produced, including Wenshan Bao Zhong teas, Gaoshan Jade Oolongs, Classic Tung Ting Oolongs, Milk Oolongs, Baked (Amber) oolongs, Aged Oolongs, Oriental Beauty, Taitung Oolongs, Ruby Oolong, and Formosa Bonita. We will discuss the different stages of processing, the different levels of oxidation, and taste examples of each type of tea.
About Jane PettigrewJane Pettigrew is the UK Tea Academy Course Director and has worked in the tea industry for over 30 years. She teaches tea masterclasses all over the world and has written 16 books on tea. In 2014 she was voted Best Tea Educator at the World Tea Awards and in January 2016 was awarded the British Empire Medal for services to Tea Production and Tea History in the UK's New Year Honours list.
About Chau-Jean LinDr Chau-Jean Lin grew up in a family of tea: Her father, late grandfather and extended family are smallholder tea farmers in Taiwan. Her uncle owns a small tea factory in Nantou, Taiwan that specialises in artisanal oolong tea, and her aunt is a tea master, who teaches the art of Taiwanese tea ceremonies. Chau-Jean returned to her family’s heritage in tea after a career in materials science. She enjoys applying her knowledge of organoleptics and materials science to tea. She is the founder of Marulin Ltd and lectures on tea and entrepreneurship at universities around the world.

Taiwanese Tea Masterclass, presented by Jane Pettigrew and Chau-Jean Lin

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