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Tea Education...

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Introducing A New Generation To Tea Education...


From Tea Tastings to Professional Tea Training, our classes are perfect for beginners, amateurs, and career professionals. We offer special group rates for parties and corporate.


 In-Person Tastings- In-Person Tastings are done in our tasting room at 712 Boston Post Road in Madison, CT. Tea Tastings cover a wide range of interesting tea topics and are led by Certified Tea Master, Advocate & Tea Educator Philip Parda who brings 50 years of tea drinking, tea education and experience into each enjoyable tasting. Click here.






Virtual Tea Tastings- Entertaining, Informative and Fun...Choose from many different topics on tea and learn about this amazing plant that Mother Nature has provided us with. Sip, enjoy, and gain perspective on the ways tea can make your life...better! Click here.




Private Tea Tastings- Special occasion for friends or family? Want to have tea with some long-distance acquaintances?  Private Virtual Tastings allow you to select the time, the tasting topic and the teas you would like to enjoy with your group or party. Click here.



Virtual Private Tea Tastings- Gather family or friends and enjoy a tasting customized for your group. With our Virtual Private Tea Tastings you can connect with family in the same room or in different states. A great way to spend some quality time doing something that can benefit the entire family...Click here.




 Certified Tea Snob- Attending 20 of our tastings allows you to be awarded our official Drink Great Tea certificate, allowing you to consider yourself a Certified Tea Snob. Once you have achieved your 20 tastings you must provide a list of the tastings attended to receive your certificate. A Must-Have for any serious tea drinker. Click here.







 Tea Talks- Once a month join us for an informal Q&A about anything Tea. Sometimes we have specific topics to talk about and other times we drink tea and talk about whatever comes up. All interested in tea are welcome. Tea Talks are usually held the second Thursday of the month from 6:30-7:30 PM EST. Join as a guest, and please consider joining the Drink Great Tea Community and receive meeting notifications and links prior to the monthly Tea Talks. Click here.



Professional Tea Certification- We conduct Professional Tea Training and certification in association with International Tea Master's Association , the certifying body. Classes are currently done both in-person & virtually and are held quarterly at mutually agreeable times. Those interested in Professional Tea Certification can achieve certification as a Tea Sommelier or a Tea Master. For details, please contact Philip at . and see the schedule at  .

Bio-Philip Parda...Student of Tea