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

STI - Specialty Tea Institute Level 1 Foundations Series

  • Monday, 06/12/2017: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Room: N245 & N247
  • Session Number:  STI1

  • Beginner


Instructor will be Jonathan Greenfield

This session is being offered by the Specialty Tea Institute.

Learning Objectives

Foundation Series/ Foundations of Tea Level One.
As the first course in STI's expanding education and certification program, Foundations of Tea: Level One will provide attendees with a strong understanding of the 5 basic tea types and the two traditional styles of orthodox tea production used to create them. Topics also include the essential components of teas, where and how teas are grown, the stages of processing and what differentiates the different types and classifications of tea. Attendees will have the opportunity to taste representative samples of each of the 5 tea types, discuss tea steeping methods and examine the basic characteristics of different teas.