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Professional Level Tea Sommelier Diploma Course, New online format

The course will be a motivating experience, productive in terms of tea knowledge, a pathway in your tea career and a chance to create an interesting network within the international tea business. The course is suitable for everyone working professionally with tea or planning to do so in the future.

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Professional Level Tea Sommelier Diploma Course, New online format
Professional Level Tea Sommelier Diploma Course, New online format

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15 apr. 2023 16:00 – 29 okt. 2023 20:00

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About the Event

This tea Sommelier Diploma course, Professional Level I starts end April and finishes 6 -10 months later depending on your own pace. The entire course, including all written material is in English. After successful completion each student will receive the Professional Level Tea Sommelier Course Level I Diploma. Tuition for the entire course is Euro 1200:-. We will find the most suitable day and time to meet depending on the group. You will receive in total 10 pre recorded lessions to go through in your own pace, and 13 teas to evaluate at home, of which one is a mystery tea. We will meet 8-10 times live online (dependinng on the number of participants) to taste 10 different teas together, discuss and have Q & A sessions. You will be mentored throughout the whole course, from start to end. At the end of the course when you have evaluated your home teas, you will write a dissertation on a tea related topic (maximum 5 A:4 pages). The course will end with an online test (yes/no answers). After succesful completion of each step you will receive your Tea Sommelier Professional Level I Diploma. All the material that you receive in this course you will have lifelong access to. Minimum 4 students, maximum 8. 

What you will learn: 

-Where tea originated and how it has spread over the world

-The tea plant, different varieties and cultivars  

-Major growing regions of the world

-The six major tea types

-How each tea type typically is produced and their characteristics, and how to distinguish them

-How the cultivar, growing conditions, harvest season, plucking and production method all influence the finished quality and taste of the tea

-Diving deeper into the five elemental tastes: sour, sweet, bitter, salty and umami  

-To which element each tea belong and the most suitable season to consume each tea type 

-The content of tea

-Flavored teas, introduction to tea blending

-International professional tea evaluation procedure

-Introduction to the tea evaluation process, the aroma families and the tea tasting vocabular

-Gongfu Cha Tasting / Brewing

-The history of tea

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