Ceylon Tea Masterclass



This day will start with a history of tea in Ceylon/Sri Lanka starting 150 years ago. There will be a description of the 7 Tea areas on the Island, showing what each region can produce and how the climate can affect the quality throughout the year. There will be details on manufacture and what makes Ceylon Tea so special. This will include Orthodox Black tea which is predominant, and also Green Tea and other new varieties. We will go through the different and large range of teas from High Grown in Nuwara Eliya to the Low Grown regions down towards the coast. This will include tasting a number of teas, showing the incredibly wide variety there is on this small island. Finally we will learn which varieties are particularly popular and where throughout the world.