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