Taiwan Tea Workshop with TAP in SD

Date: Saturday, April 26, 2014
Time: 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Address: 7838 Wilkerson Court, San Diego, CA
Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/225183087682505

Taiwanese American Professionals – San Diego (TAP-SD), in partnership with North American Taiwanese Women’s Association (NATWA) and Taiwanese American Chamber of Commerce (TACC), brings Thomas Shu, the “Ambassador of Taiwan Tea,” to San Diego for a fun and informative Taiwan Tea Workshop.

Workshop topics will include helpful tips on how to best brew tea, how to taste test the tea, and how to distinguish between different types of tea. For fellow tea lovers, this is the event for you!

Cost: Paid TAP-SD Members: Free | All Others: $5
Registration link: Please visit the Facebook event page for more information

Note: Members will receive a special discount code for use when registering.

Thomas Shu’s Bio:
Thomas Shu, Vice President and Marketing Director of JT & Tea Inc., parent company of ABC TEA, is a third-generation tea specialist from Taiwan, where his family has been conducting tea business for more than seventy (70) years. He works with many major tea companies and premium tea importers from Asia, Australia, Europe and the United States. With his proficient expertise and extensive knowledge in teas and the tea industry, Thomas Shu is one of the most popular professional instructors/speakers of the World Tea Expo as well as other international conventions and educational institutes. He is one of the founding members and serves on the board of the American Premium Tea Institute, which has now merged with and known as the Specialty Tea Institute.

In April 2007, Mr. Shu received the honorary title of “Ambassador of Taiwan Tea”, from the Taiwan Tea Manufacturers’ Association in recognition of his dedication and contributions to tea industry. Since 2008, Thomas has been continuously conducting Taiwan Oolongs Study Tours, known as TOST ( www.TaiwanTeaTour.blogspot.com ) , an intensive educational field workshop program for international tea professionals with hands on training, working with Taiwan Oolongs.

Thomas manages the tea blog: www.PonFonCha.blogspot.com. He can be reached at thomas@jtteainc.com. Find Thomas Shu on Facebook and Twitter.

Josephine Pan is the CEO and Managing Director for JT & Tea. She organizes and plans study tour programs and educational projects for tea professionals.

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