The craze for Darjeeling teas is an unprecedented phenomenon in the world of tea. This workshop highlights the reasons why they were crowned the ‘Champagne of Black Teas’. Discover this quality focussed terroir Learn to recognize the typical differences of the seasonal harvests and taste the "signature" of several famous gardens in a comparative tasting.
Portrait: JP Gurung, a renowned Darjeeling expert.
The marriage between scotch and tea tasting may seem surprising. However, many similarities exist between these two drinks. Enjoy this revelation of hidden pleasures and tastes.
Experience similar and complementary taste fusions, a unique experience not to be missed.
One plant, six styles, five thousand years of history. From its origins to the present day, follow tea's journey, taste the flavors, enjoy its benefits. 'The Discovery of Tea' workshop is the perfect introduction for all; from the casually curious to the prospective taster. The history and legends, the world's main producers, differentiation of the styles of tea, teaware and the beneficial effects of tea.
Savour a selection of teas, discover the diversity of aromas and flavors while learning the parameters for achieving a successful infusion.
Why choose stoneware over porcelain? How can a teapot enhance the flavour of a tea? Teaware is a large part of the enjoyment of the tasting experience. Explore the fascinating relationship between ceramic tea vessels and the enjoyment of tea, throughout history and through the master-craftsmen of Asia and local artisans.
Discover how these objects can enrich our daily lives.