Tea Tasting

Virtual Tea Class

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Rated 4.9 stars
148 Reviews
$230

Are you looking for a fun, interactive, and delicious tasting event?

Deep-dive into the world of aged tea with Ashley, our Founder & Certified Tea Sommelier. 

During our 1-hour session together, you and your guests will walk away with a new level of appreciation for tea as we walk through tea history, culture, brewing, and tasting experiences

You can choose from the three tea workshops below:

  • Gaiwan Brewing Technique
  • Aged Tea Tasting
  • Aged Tea Pairing

Once signed up, each attendee will receive a tasting kit. Should you wish to add teaware to the kits, we recommend signing up for the Gaiwan Brewing Technique workshop.

 

No added fees. No service charge. 

For workshops with 1-4 guests, please note the following under Special Instructions upon checkout.

  • Desired date and time of the event (with lead time of 2 weeks)
  • Shipping addresses for tea kits
  • Email addresses of participants (for sharing Zoom and package tracking information)

All of Mansa's tea workshops are led by our founder Ashley, a certified tea sommelier, and are held in the EST timezone. 

 

Organizing a large private event? 

Available for as low as $30-50/person depending on the size of the group. 

Private Aged Tea Tasting + Gaiwan Brewing Technique

For small group classes of 1-4 guests, you can book your event with us directly on this page. We recommend selecting date + time options 2 weeks in advance (3 weeks for international guests) to ensure timely delivery of your tea packages. Once we receive your order, we will work with you to finalize the class time and receive email and shipping addresses of each participant.For larger group and custom events, please fill out a Private Event Request Form.

Private BYO Tea Class

For small group classes up to 15 guests, you can book your event with us directly on this page. We recommend selecting date + time options at least a week in advance. Once we receive your order, we will work with you to finalize the class time.For larger group and custom events, please fill out a Private Event Request Form.

Day of Tea Class: We will send a calendar invite with a Zoom link to all the participants at least a week in advance of the workshop. If you haven't received the email, please check your spam folder first, and then contact us at concierge@mansatea.com. Then, use the link to join the class on time.

Non-Private Group Tea TastingsPlease visit our Mansa Tea Society page to learn more about joining our monthly tea tasting sessions. For the remainder of the year, we won't be offering any non-private group tea tastings aside from the Mansa Tea Society offerings.

Shipping Policy

If you are ordering the workshop materials from us, we advise placing the order by the following days to ensure timely delivery:

US: 1 week in advance (2 weeks recommended to account for any potential delivery issues)Worldwide: 3 weeks in advance (especially given COVID-19)

We ship out the next day morning. All of our private workshops include free shipping (US + Worldwide).

Cancellation Policy: Event tickets are nonrefundable but transferrable (pre-shipment). If you are unable to attend, please let us know to when to reschedule your session to and/or whom you would like to transfer the tickets.

Types of Workshops

Gaiwan Brewing Technique

Did you know that you can waste a $1,000 tea without a proper brewing technique? If you are intimidated by brewing loose leaf tea, this workshop is for you.

- Learn to brew different types of tea without memorizing brewing parameters and temperatures
- Learn to use a Gaiwan properly without spills and finger burns
- Enjoy the full potential loose tea leaves and taste more from the same tea(!)

Sign up to confidently use a Gaiwan like a tea sommelier! Each attendee will receive a brewing kit, which includes a Gaiwan and 1oz of aged tea.

Aged Tea Tasting

Deep-dive into the world of aged tea with a 1-hour guided tea tasting session led by our Certified Tea Sommelier.

During this session, you and your guests will
- Learn about the history and making of aged tea
- Correctly brew aged tea
- Taste 3 different aged teas

Each attendee will receive a tasting kit, which includes 3 aged teas (1oz each).

Chocolate or Honey

Aged Tea Pairing

Have you tried pairing chocolate with aged tea? What about honey and tea? Because we think they are a match made in heaven as their flavor and texture profiles complement each other perfectly.

In this workshop, you will taste three of our teas alongside different chocolates or honey.

You will also learn:
- The art of tea pairing
- How to pair tea with chocolate or honey
- The flavor notes to expect from the pairing

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    Rahul
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    1 week ago
    Aged Tea Tasting

    So Cool!

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    1 week ago
    Hi Rahul, Thank you for your review! Hope you enjoyed and learned something from our workshop! If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to concierge@mansatea.com Thank you!
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    Ayush S.
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    Aged Tea Tasting

    Thank you!

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    1 week ago
    Hi Ayush, Thank you for your review! If you have any tea-related questions, or questions about our discussion during our workshop, please reach out to concierge@mansatea.com Thank you!
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    C. P.
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    1 week ago
    Aged Tea Tasting

    So unique. Loved that it offered time to slow down, sip and chat.

    Would have loved more historical context - love that stuff!

    Excellent job!

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    1 week ago
    Hi C, Glad to hear that you loved our workshop! I know the time wasn't enough to cover everything, but we'll make sure to cover more historical context at our future events! In the meantime, if you have any tea-related questions, you can always reach out to concierge@mansatea.com. Thank you!
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    Amelia
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    1 week ago
    Aged Tea Tasting

    Really educational and tasty, thanks!

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    1 week ago
    Hi Amelia, Happy to hear that you found our workshop to be educational. If you have any tea-related questions or follow-up questions from our workshop, you can email us at concierge@mansatea.com.
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    Collin
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    1 week ago
    Aged Tea Tasting

    Loved history and context.

    Good spectrum of teas & flavors!

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    1 week ago
    Hi Collin, Glad that you loved the teas, it's flavors and history! If you have any questions about the history and context that we discussed, please reach out to concierge@mansatea.com Thank you!
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