A Taste of China: Gong Fu Tea Masterclass for Two at The Chinese Tea Company

A Taste of China: Gong Fu Tea Masterclass for Two at The Chinese Tea Company

Notting Hill, London

£300
Valid for 1 year

““Juyan has a great knowledge of tea.”” The Travel Mag

Why we love it

Founder, Juyan Webster, spent her childhood picking tea leaves alongside her mother in the Zhejiang Province of China. Her upbringing sprung a passion that has brought an unrivalled knowledge of the production and brewing of tea, straight from the tea gardens of her youth to the tea rooms of The Chinese Tea Company.

What's Included?

  • Indulge in a unique Tea Masterclass for Two at The Chinese Tea Company.
  • Sample examples of the six basic teas, White, Green, Yellow, Oolong, Black and Dark.
  • Follow the instructor step-by-step in the ritual of the Chinese Tea Ceremony
  • Learn how each tea is grown, as well as how to differentiate between them.

Description

Taste authentic China in this Gong Fu Tea Masterclass for two. Learn the social and cultural importance of the Chinese Tea ceremony, as founder and tea expert, Juyan Webster, takes you on a five-hour journey through the history and ceremony of Gong Fu tea making.

Gong Fu is the traditional method of brewing from South China, primarily the Fujian and Guangdong provinces, it is prepared in small teapots with a high leaf to water ratio. Juyan will take you step by step through the tasting notes of each sip of these short infusions from beautiful, authentic tea cups.

The masterclass will teach you how to brew your own tea, how the use the right temperature of water, appropriate for each blend and how to serve them in the traditional way. From White Tea to Puer tea, you will learn how to taste each one using all your senses.

Juyan travels to China every year to source each tea from artisan farmers and tea gardens in ten different regions across the country, they are all slow grown, hand-picked and traditionally processed. Her expertise and unrivalled collection of only the highest quality teas, make this a truly unique experience.

Description

Taste authentic China in this Gong Fu Tea Masterclass for two. Learn the social and cultural importance of the Chinese Tea ceremony, as founder and tea expert, Juyan Webster, takes you on a five-hour journey through the history and ceremony of Gong Fu tea making.

Gong Fu is the traditional method of brewing from South China, primarily the Fujian and Guangdong provinces, it is prepared in small teapots with a high leaf to water ratio. Juyan will take you step by step through the tasting notes of each sip of these short infusions from beautiful, authentic tea cups.

The masterclass will teach you how to brew your own tea, how the use the right temperature of water, appropriate for each blend and how to serve them in the traditional way. From White Tea to Puer tea, you will learn how to taste each one using all your senses.

Juyan travels to China every year to source each tea from artisan farmers and tea gardens in ten different regions across the country, they are all slow grown, hand-picked and traditionally processed. Her expertise and unrivalled collection of only the highest quality teas, make this a truly unique experience.

Additional Information

This experience must be booked within 6 months of purchase, but you can choose to go any time within 1 year.

The Chinese Tea Company is open from 11am to 6pm from Monday to Saturday, this Tea Masterclass for Two is available during shop hours.

The five-hour course can be taken over one or two days, depending on your preference.

The class is limited to a maximum of two people.

This experience is valid for redemption within six months from the date of issue.

At least 48 hours’ notice is required for any cancellations or amendments to bookings.

All bookings are subject to availability. We recommend booking at least two weeks in advance to guarantee the desired date and time.

All bookings are subject to availability. We recommend booking at least 2 weeks in advance to guarantee the desired date and time.

Additional Information

This experience must be booked within 6 months of purchase, but you can choose to go any time within 1 year.

The Chinese Tea Company is open from 11am to 6pm from Monday to Saturday, this Tea Masterclass for Two is available during shop hours.

The five-hour course can be taken over one or two days, depending on your preference.

The class is limited to a maximum of two people.

This experience is valid for redemption within six months from the date of issue.

At least 48 hours’ notice is required for any cancellations or amendments to bookings.

All bookings are subject to availability. We recommend booking at least two weeks in advance to guarantee the desired date and time.

All bookings are subject to availability. We recommend booking at least 2 weeks in advance to guarantee the desired date and time.

What's Included?

  • Indulge in a unique Tea Masterclass for Two at The Chinese Tea Company.
  • Sample examples of the six basic teas, White, Green, Yellow, Oolong, Black and Dark.
  • Follow the instructor step-by-step in the ritual of the Chinese Tea Ceremony
  • Learn how each tea is grown, as well as how to differentiate between them.

Why we love it

Founder, Juyan Webster, spent her childhood picking tea leaves alongside her mother in the Zhejiang Province of China. Her upbringing sprung a passion that has brought an unrivalled knowledge of the production and brewing of tea, straight from the tea gardens of her youth to the tea rooms of The Chinese Tea Company. Read full description

Description

Taste authentic China in this Gong Fu Tea Masterclass for two. Learn the social and cultural importance of the Chinese Tea ceremony, as founder and tea expert, Juyan Webster, takes you on a five-hour journey through the history and ceremony of Gong Fu tea making.

Gong Fu is the traditional method of brewing from South China, primarily the Fujian and Guangdong provinces, it is prepared in small teapots with a high leaf to water ratio. Juyan will take you step by step through the tasting notes of each sip of these short infusions from beautiful, authentic tea cups.

The masterclass will teach you how to brew your own tea, how the use the right temperature of water, appropriate for each blend and how to serve them in the traditional way. From White Tea to Puer tea, you will learn how to taste each one using all your senses.

Juyan travels to China every year to source each tea from artisan farmers and tea gardens in ten different regions across the country, they are all slow grown, hand-picked and traditionally processed. Her expertise and unrivalled collection of only the highest quality teas, make this a truly unique experience.

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Description

Taste authentic China in this Gong Fu Tea Masterclass for two. Learn the social and cultural importance of the Chinese Tea ceremony, as founder and tea expert, Juyan Webster, takes you on a five-hour journey through the history and ceremony of Gong Fu tea making.

Gong Fu is the traditional method of brewing from South China, primarily the Fujian and Guangdong provinces, it is prepared in small teapots with a high leaf to water ratio. Juyan will take you step by step through the tasting notes of each sip of these short infusions from beautiful, authentic tea cups.

The masterclass will teach you how to brew your own tea, how the use the right temperature of water, appropriate for each blend and how to serve them in the traditional way. From White Tea to Puer tea, you will learn how to taste each one using all your senses.

Juyan travels to China every year to source each tea from artisan farmers and tea gardens in ten different regions across the country, they are all slow grown, hand-picked and traditionally processed. Her expertise and unrivalled collection of only the highest quality teas, make this a truly unique experience.

Opening Times

Monday to Saturday, 11am to 6pm

Additional Information

This experience must be booked within 6 months of purchase, but you can choose to go any time within 1 year.

The Chinese Tea Company is open from 11am to 6pm from Monday to Saturday, this Tea Masterclass for Two is available during shop hours.

The five-hour course can be taken over one or two days, depending on your preference.

The class is limited to a maximum of two people.

This experience is valid for redemption within six months from the date of issue.

At least 48 hours’ notice is required for any cancellations or amendments to bookings.

All bookings are subject to availability. We recommend booking at least two weeks in advance to guarantee the desired date and time.

All bookings are subject to availability. We recommend booking at least 2 weeks in advance to guarantee the desired date and time.

How it works

  • Choose your experience

    Treat yourself or share with someone you truly care about.

  • We arrange everything

    Our concierge will arrange everything, even the little extras.

  • Relax and enjoy

    Simply show up and savour the memory that will last a lifetime.

A Taste of China: Gong Fu Tea Masterclass for Two at The Chinese Tea Company