tea and all its splendour embodies Raelene Gannon’s knowledge, passion and ‘taste’ in tea. The limitless variety of types, blends, flavours and aromas offers ample opportunity for Raelene to develop unique tea combinations not available in the conventional tea bag market.
A certified Tea Sommelier, one of the first 15 in Canada, Raelene is truly an expert in all things tea, including countries of origin, ceremonies, manufacturing and in particular, tea menus, food pairings and merchandising.
Merging her professional background in the chocolate, gift and confection industries with the expertise in tea, Raelene brings her vast marketing, sourcing and retail operational experience along with her unique business acumen all together to inform, entertain and empower you to be the best you can in the tea business.
Tea, is Raelene’s terroir, the place from which she blooms subject to the influences of her passion, creativity and boundless energy. To taste her tea and to try her recipes, is to discover a flavourful, health-giving and modern take on tea.
Her upcoming cookbook, tea: from cup to plate will be released December 2014.