TEA WORKSHOPS AND MASTERCLASSES
Discovering the World of Tea - Masterclass.
This 2 hr introductory hands-on tea masterclass, has been designed to enjoy the charming world of tea. Participants will learn about the tea plant, different types of natural farming loose leaf teas from different world regions (Black, White, Green, Oolongs, and Pu-erh). Participants will be able to experience a sensory appreciation of tea aromas, textures and flavours while understanding the importance of brewing techniques. This class is the perfect introduction for all; from beginners to those who wish to explore and deepen their knowledge into this ancient beverage. The Workshop will be run by Liliana Algorry - certified Tea Sommelier and Tea Blender.
Cheese and Tea Pairing
The pairing of cheese and tea creates a combination that enhances the aromas and flavours bringing out a new complex third flavour. In this workshop, you will experience flavours, aromas and textures of teas from different world regions (Green, Oolongs, Black, and Pu-erh) paired with cheeses from Spain, France, Holland, and Italy. All teas provided at the workshop-masterclass are premium teas from natural farming. The Workshop will be run by Liliana Algorry - certified Tea Sommelier and Tea Blender.
Chocolate and Tea Pairing
Both Chocolate and Tea are a delight and a gourmet indulgence. Through this workshop, participants will experience flavours, aromas and textures of teas (white, green, oolongs, black and herbals) paired with delicious citrusy, fruity, floral nutty and earthly chocolates, a true sensory appreciation. This workshop will demonstrate how these two ancient and nutritious products complement, enhance and contrast each other. Tea and Chocolate are rich in anti-oxidants and they say to be anti-ageing. All teas provide at the workshop are premium teas from natural farming. Liliana Algorry, certified Tea Sommelier and Tea Blender will run the workshop.
Tea and French Pastries Pairing
This decadent workshop will delight participants taste buds. Discover what works, which teas combine nicely with each pastry. Participants will explore the perfect pairing of robust and light teas flavours and its perfect match. Participants will taste five teas (white, green, oolong, black and pu-erh). All teas are from natural farming gardens and pastries are made by a French Patissier. The Workshop will be run by Liliana Algorry, certified Tea Sommelier and Tea Blender.
Creative Tea Blending
This 2 hour hands-on blending workshop will push participants' boundaries and explore their full sensory skills. The workshops focuses on blending bases, flavour relationship, balance, visual appeal, inclusions, and ratios. Participants will create their own blend and take home their creation. Fee includes tea, spices, herbal, flowers, fruits and professional equipment. This workshop is ideal for Team Building, Hens Parties, Baby Showers, Wellbeing Events and Corporate Events. Liliana Algorry, certified Tea Sommelier and Tea Blender will run the workshop.
Learn the rituals of preparation and presentation of tea, while gaining an understanding of the inner spiritual content, respect, refinement, and similarities between different tea ceremonies across China "Gong Fu Cha", Taiwan "Cha Xi" and Japan "Cha-no-yu". The workshop will explore equipment, manners, elements, etiquette, aesthetic and tea within different cultures. The Workshop will be run by Liliana Algorry - certified Tea Sommelier and Tea Blender.
Tea and Art
The relevance of TEA in the Western paintings compositions is a palpable pleasure a link between culture and art. Through this 2 hour workshop, you'll learn about tea varieties, colours, aromatic families, texture and roundness. This will be complemented by the pictorial representations of tea and its elements in Western Art, including the Baroque, Victorian and Impressionists movements, where artists captured moments of reflections, loneliness, entertainment and sensual pleasure. Liliana Algorry, certified Tea Sommelier and Tea Blender will run the workshop.
Our Team Building events are fun and a learning experience at the same time groups will be divided into tasting teams, they will be trained to taste and score teas and will then compete in a blind tasting challenge. Available for Monday to Thursday for 45pp. Weekend $50pp
Customised tasting and classes upon request
The Tea Atelier can customise tastings and classes, for example, a fun “Blending Workshop”. Minimum will be 12 participants starting at $45pp. Venue of your choice, no travelling charge will occur if the venue is located around 10-12km from the CBD- Sydney