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Upcoming Tea Events
The Ottawa Tea Festival comes back for it's 3rd year!
Saturday November 23rd, 2013 from 11am to 6pm
Ottawa Convention Centre
The Ottawa Tea Festival will provide you with a one of a kind experience. This day is all about fun, musical performances, classical dances, a Japanese tea ceremony, and expert presentations about tea! It is an ultimate foodie destination, celebrating a vast array of artisanal food producers from the Ottawa area. There will be lots to taste from delicious teas to sweets, chocolates and honey from local companies. For more about the exciting festival, see the official Ottawa Tea Festival website.
Events We Offer
A minimum of 6 people is required for each workshop. Contact us for more information.
Tea and Chocolate Pairing
You’ve heard wine enthusiasts pairing wine with food; how about pairing tea with chocolate? This is one of our most popular events, and it's easy to understand.
As one of the top 50 accredited tea specialists in the world, Kimiko Uriu from KIMICHA.com has combined her tea knowledge with a delicious array of chocolates. As the tea brews we will talk about tea’s history, aromas, texture and other characteristics.
This workshop costs $20 per person.
Iced Tea and Virgin MarTEAni Workshop
The perfect thirst quenching drink for the summer months iced-tea! They taste great and they are healthy!
A fun workshop where you will learn, as well as taste a delicious array of refreshing iced teas and MarTEAnis. Take home great iced tea and Virigin MarTEAni recipes for your summer parties and grilling evenings with friends and family!
This workshop costs $25 per person.
Around the World in 8 Cups
Fasten your seat belts and get transported to the cultures of each destination. We will explore each countries tea culture and taste a delicious tea from each region: China, India, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Korea, Japan, Iran and Taiwan.
The workshop cost is $25 per person.
Blending WorkshopIn this interactive workshop tea specialist, Kimiko Uriu, will discuss tea's history, flavours, aromas, provide an introduction on blending and will guide you through creating your very own signature tea. After learning the basics of blending guests will be free to create their own personalized blend from a wide variety of tea bases, herbs, spices, fruits and flowers.
The workshop cost is $35.00 per person. Included in the cost is a tea tin with your personalized tea blend.
Japanese Tea Tasting
As the tea brews we will talk about tea’s history, aromas, texture and other characteristics. We will taste top teas from Japan and you will leave the workshop with many tips and tricks on how to make your teas.
Japanese Tea Tasting Workshop - for $40, you get a sensory tea workshop with to quality Japanese teas, a brewing guide and light fare.