Tea Tasting

Virtual Tea Tasting

4.9
Rated 4.9 stars
149 Reviews
$60

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

Deep-dive into the world of single-origin tea for your next team building or family gathering. During our 1-hour tea class, you and your guests will walk away with a new appreciation for tea as we walk through tea history, culture, brewing, and tasting experiences

✓ Fun, engaging, and hands-on social event
✓ Balance of history/culture and tasting experience
✓ Led by a Certified Tea Sommelier
✓ Fully customizable 
✓ Virtual or in-person (NYC)
✓ No service charge

✓ Express and international shipping available (additional charge)

Perfect for

  • Team building events 
  • Large corporate events and off-sites
  • Family gatherings
  • Birthday parties
  • Bachelorette parties

Topics

Please choose from our most popular tea workshops below or reach out to events@mansatea.com to customize your event.

  • Aged Tea 101
  • Cold Brew Technique
  • Gaiwan Brewing Technique
  • Aged Tea Tasting
  • Aged Tea Pairing with Chocolate or Honey
  • Other topics: Tea and Meditation, Chinese Tea Ceremony

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.


Pricing


How to book an event

For small group virtual workshops that meet the minimum spend: Please note the following under Special Instructions upon checkout. A Mansa Tea representative will assist you within 24 hours on the next business day. 

  • Desired date and time of the event (a 2-week lead time)
  • Shipping addresses for tea kits
  • Email addresses of participants (for sharing Zoom and package tracking information prior to the event)

For large group, in-person, or customized events: Please fill out a private event request form here. A Mansa Tea representative will assist you within 24 hours on the next business day. 

    Once your event is booked
    Once we receive your booking, we will work with you to finalize the class time, email, and shipping addresses of each participant. 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 events@mansatea.com.

    The day of tea class
    We will send a reminder email leading up to the event and join the Zoom meeting 5-10 minutes early to start the class on time.

    Public tea tastings
    Please 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
    All of our workshops include free US shipping. We ship next business day. We recommend the following lead-time to ensure the timely arrival of packages.

    US: 2-week lead time (expedited shipping recommended for a shorter lead time)

    Worldwide: 3-week (expedited shipping) or 4-week (standard shipping) lead time

    Cancellation Policy
    Event tickets are nonrefundable but transferrable (pre-shipment). If you cannot attend, please let us know when to reschedule your session or to whom you would like to transfer the tickets.

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    Types of Workshops

    Aged Tea 101 OR

    Aged Tea Tasting

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

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

    Each attendee will receive a tasting kit, which includes 3 aged teas (1oz each). We also offer the Aged Tea 101 workshop, a similar workshop with a single 1oz aged tea, for lower-budget events.

    Gaiwan Brewing Technique

    If you are intimidated by brewing loose leaf tea, this workshop is for you.

    • Learn to brew a perfect cup of tea without memorizing brewing parameters and temperatures
    • Learn to use a Gaiwan properly without spills and finger burns
    • Enjoy the maximum potential of loose tea and even taste more from the same tea(!)

    Each attendee will receive a brewing kit, which includes a porcelain Gaiwan and 1oz of aged tea.

    Summer Special

    Cold Brew Technique

    Did you know that 80% of tea consumed in America is iced tea? Yet most people make their iced tea by googling "cold brew tea" or sticking to the same old recipe. 

    Learn to master the art of cold brew by joining this interactive class. We will cover:

    • 4 types of iced tea
    • 3 ways to make cold brew tea (step-by-step)
    • Full tasting notes to taste tea like a pro

    Each attendee will receive a brewing kit, which includes 1oz of aged tea. 

    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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    Rated 4.9 stars
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    • E
      Ellie
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      I recommend this product
      Rated 5 stars
      2 weeks ago
      Great and informative!

      Ashley was great and I really enjoyed the one hour spent learning about Gaiwan Brewing and the tea and teaware included. Her enthusiasm and love for it was infectious and it was a great social activity for my team!

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      Mansa Tea
      2 weeks ago

      Hi Ellie,

      Thank you for attending the team event, and we're glad you have enjoyed the Gaiwan Brewing Technique workshop with Ashley!

      Let us know how your tea journey goes moving forward, and feel free to let us know if you have any tea-related questions.

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      Rahul
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      I recommend this product
      Rated 5 stars
      2 months ago
      Aged Tea Tasting

      So Cool!

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      Mansa Tea
      2 months 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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      I recommend this product
      Rated 5 stars
      2 months ago
      Aged Tea Tasting

      Thank you!

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      2 months 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!
    • CP
      C. P.
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      I recommend this product
      Rated 4 stars
      2 months 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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      Mansa Tea
      2 months 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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      I recommend this product
      Rated 5 stars
      2 months ago
      Aged Tea Tasting

      Really educational and tasty, thanks!

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      2 months 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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      I recommend this product
      Rated 4 stars
      2 months ago
      Aged Tea Tasting

      Loved history and context.

      Good spectrum of teas & flavors!

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      2 months 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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