This is the first of our small group workshops in the programme. If you are interested in completing the full Tea Foundations programme please take a look at Workshop 2. Our workshops will be limited to 6 to ensure an interactive and immersive tea experience to all attendees.
Our 2022 Tea Foundations programme consists of 4 topics that will be delivered over 2 half-day workshops. Please refer to the detailed programme here.
Workshop 1 covers the first 2 tea topics (TF.1 and TF.2).
TF.1 Tea Foundations 1
TF.2 Tea Foundations 2
An introduction to tea botanicals
An introduction to tea cupping and recording your tasting notes
An exploration of white tea. We will discuss this type of tea and the processing techniques to create white tea. We will look at the major production regions. You will have the opportunity to professionally cup white teas from a range of terroirs.
We will review brewing parameters for white teas
An exploration of green tea. We will discuss this type of tea and some of the processing techniques to create green tea. We will focus on Chinese and Japanese green teas due to their significance in the world of tea but we will also look at some Australian green tea examples. You will have the opportunity to professionally cup a number of samples of these styles of green tea.
We will review brewing parameters for green teas
Each attendee will also receive a tea sampler gift pack including a selection of the teas tasted during the workshop.
Date: Saturday, 11 June 2022
Duration: 1 - 4:30 pm (3.5hrs)
Tea Snacks: You will enjoy a light afternoon tea that will consist of a small plate of savoury and sweet items to make your tea experience a little more special. If you have any dietary requirements please notify me directly.
Gifting: This tea experience may make a lovely gift. We have available a printable gift certificate. Once you have purchased your ticket please email us at email@example.com with the name of the gift recipient. We will personalise the gift voucher and email it to you (please allow 24hours).
Scrumptious Reads on Arthur Terrace comprises a beautiful bookstore that has a culinary focus, an event space and private dining room. We are grateful to Julie for allowing us a lovely space to host our events.
In planning your visit, we encourage you to come early and browse / shop the vast collection of books as well as locally curated food, beverages and gifts. Enjoy all that this lovely venue has to offer and check out their ongoing events calendar.
Our Tea Foundations programme is suitable for anyone that has an interest in tea. The content of the workshop has been developed for those with no pre-assumed tea knowledge.
This workshop may not be suitable for people with caffeine sensitivity as all pure leaf tea from camellia sinensis contain caffeine.
As with all things we also have some rules.
Here are the Workshop Terms and Conditions…
All The Steepery Tea Co. workshop dates and times are subject to availability. For up-to-date availability of workshops, please contact The Steepery Tea Co. on 0403 110 201 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please refer to all information provided regarding individual workshop details and requirements. Confirmation of your booking will constitute your agreement to the terms and conditions as outlined below.
COVID safe events
We follow the protocols set out in Queensland Government's COVID safe event checklist. Please appreciate in this current climate rapid changes to events can occur. While we will do our best to deliver the event as planned, modifications may be required, at short notice.
Seating will be arranged based on the booking numbers. If you have purchased individual tickets but would like to sit together as a group please email me to arrange.
Meals & Dietary Requirements
If the workshop includes meals, attendees are asked to notify The Steepery Tea Co. of any special dietary requirements when making the booking.
Payment and cancellation procedures
Where charges apply, The Steepery Tea Co.workshops must be paid for in advance by credit or debit card.
We are unable to issue refunds or exchanges for cancellation on the part of the attendee. However, tickets can be transferred to another guest for the same session.
The Steepery Tea Co. reserves the right to cancel or alter any workshop. All workshop dates and times are subject to change, but The Steepery Tea Co. will endeavour to ensure workshops are held on the committed dates/times, unless there are exceptional circumstances, such as the host/s being unable to attend due to illness, or other unforeseen circumstances. The Steepery Tea Co. will inform the participants with as much notice as possible on these occasions.
We require a minimum of 6 attendees for the workshop to go ahead. In the event that the workshop does not go ahead as scheduled, you will be offered a refund in full.
Should a cancellation become necessary by the The Steepery Tea Co. the attendee will have the choice of attending an alternative workshop (and where this is a lower price, The Steepery Tea Co. will refund the difference), or withdrawing from the workshop and, where applicable, accepting a refund of the cost of that specific workshop to The Steepery Tea Co.
No cancellation penalties (including travel expenses to and from the workshop, or accommodation costs) will be paid out in the event of workshop cancellations by The Steepery Tea Co.