World Tea Expo
Pre-Conference: June 11-14, 2018
Conference & Expo: June 12-14, 2018
Las Vegas Convention Center, South Hall

The Future of Teas in the Himalayas.

  • Tuesday, 06/13/2017: 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Room: N239
  • Session Number:  CS29


New Frontiers in Darjeeling, Nepal, and Kumaon. The Himalayan tea industry is reinventing itself. Join us as we cover its evolution, from pioneering sustainable approaches in Darjeeling and Nepal, to the rebirth of Kumaon, a once-lost tea region on the rise.

Learning Objectives

Participants will learn about:
1. New cultivation and production practices being pioneered in Darjeeling and Nepal
2. Revitalization strategies being implemented in Kumaon, a north-Indian region on the border with Nepal
3. In depth history tea’s introduction to India, including the geopolitical dynamics between Britain, China, and India


Raj Vable

Young Mountain Tea