The next dates for our brand new tea tasting course:

Thursday 9th May

Sunday 19th May

Join UK Tea Academy 'Tea Champion' Mark O'Halleron and learn all about the art of tea tasting. A hands on course - sample our extensive range of loose leaf teas, learn how they are made, explore the flavours, how best to enjoy them and all their health benefits!

Course Outline:

  • What is tea?
  • Growth & Harvesting
  • Production Process
  • Origins
  • Tea Lands in Europe
  • Tea for the Masses
  • Storage & Serving
  • Steeping
  • Health Benefits
  • Caffeine
  • Tea Categories - White, Green, Yellow, Oolong, Dark, Black, Infusions

Each class is limited to a maximum of 8 people, so be sure to book your place as soon as possible! Please note: minimum of 4 people required in order to run the workshop.

If there are no available courses, please contact us via emailing [email protected] to find out when the next course will be running

All of our courses are held at the Edgcumbes Roastery, The Old Barn, Ford Lane, near Arundel, BN18 ODF. Hopefully you already know where we are, but if you have any trouble finding us then please do just give us a call on 01243 555755

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About Mark O'Halleron

Mark O'Halleron is a UK Tea Academy 'Tea Champion' and is currently studying for its Tea Sommelier qualification. The UK Tea Academy is the only organisation in the UK to provide professional tea certification and is led by Jane Pettigrew, one of the world's leading tea experts.

Prior to his tea adventures, Mark worked for Decanter magazine where he organised and ran its wine tastings in addition to recommending and writing about wine not only for Decanter but also for other publications including Country Life, Shooting Times, The Independent as well as appearing on BBC television and radio.


Further details about our Tea Course

  • Course will last from 1.00-3.00pm. 
  • Cost is £45 per person. 
  • Complimentary bag of our house blend 'Rusper' will be given to each participant at the end of the course.
  • Our expert, 'tea champion' Mark O'Halleron will be running the course and will be on hand for any additional questions you may have.
  • Fun, informative course which gives you real hands-on practice to take home with you!


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