Session Details

Dilmah School of Tea 2017 February session was held from 7th to 11th February 2017

Curriculum

  • the story behind your cup of tea
    Tea is a noble herb and requires a master’s touch to bring out its special qualities. The story of a life devoted to tea.
  • history of tea & tea culture
    The heritage of this remarkable herb and its 5,000 year history.
  • ethics in tea
    Authenticity, quality and real tea can impact the lives of millions of tea industry workers in developing countries and on their Environment.
  • the manufacture & cultivation of tea
    Real tea is made by a traditional method, and starts with two handpicked leaves and a bud.
  • food matching with tea
    Tea gastronomy and the harmony of tea with cakes, pastries and savoury food.
  • tea & health
    Tea offers protective benefits against every chronic disease and is truly nature’s healing herb. Learn about the science behind the health benefits in tea.
  • discovering taste & sensory evaluation
    The aspect of terroir in tea offers tea aficionados an array of hues, aromas, flavours and textures in tea.
  • how to brew the perfect cup of tea
    Real tea, produced with expertise and love, requires care in brewing to produce a truly extraordinary tea experience.
  • tea mixology
    A tea for every mood and occasion; t-cocktails, t-mocktails, the art of making beverages with tea.
  • profiling the teas
    Presenting tea with expertise to enhance the appreciation of tea on the eye, nose & on the palate.
  • advanced sensory evaluation
    Training the senses of sight, smell and taste and incorporating textures for better appreciation of tea
  • terroir mapping
    Exploring the influence of terroir on the various nuances of tea
  • tea & cheese
    Tea can help mellow the sharpness of cheese or bring out more flavors in cheese
  • train the trainer
    Knowledge in tea paired up with the creativity of the participants to demonstrate their take on tea

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