Live Webinars - Traditional Chinese Tea Brewing

Three Webinars, can be taken individually or together.

Traditional Chinese Tea Ceremony
£45 + VAT

Brewing with Yixing
£30 + VAT

Brewing with Gaiwan
£30 + VAT

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Live Webinars - Traditional Chinese Tea Brewing

Traditional Chinese Tea Brewing

These three webinars can be taken individually and each live webinar runs for 1.5 hours.

The tutor is Chinese tea expert Juyan Webster.

What will I need?

Just your phone, tablet or computer to join the webinar. Each webinar then has different equipment recommended so that you can follow along at home. Where the specialist vessel is not available, Juyan has suggested alternatives that should be easy to find in your kitchen.

 

1. Traditional Chinese Tea Ceremony

Who is it for?

The webinar is ideal for tea lovers who wishes to learn about the traditional Chinese tea ceremony - tea brewing with the ritual preparation and presentation of the tea.

What does it cover?

The course delivers an introduction to the theory and practice of the traditional Chinese tea ceremony:

  • Introduction of what the Chinese tea ceremony is
  • What are the essential elements of conducting a tea ceremony
  • How to set up a simple tea table
  • The basic tea-wares and tools and their functions
  • The fundamental steps of conducting a tea ceremony
  • Demonstration of the tea ceremony
  • How to serve teas to your friends
  • How to hold a tasting cup

Price: £45 + VAT

 

2. Traditional Chinese tea brewing with a Yixing teapot

Who is it for?

Yixing teapots remain one of the most important elements in fine tea making. They not only look extraordinary, but also reveal the outstanding characteristics of your tea and make your tea drinking experience more refined and exciting. This webinar is ideal for anyone who wishes to know about Yixing teapots, whether you are experienced with Yixing and want to gain a deeper understanding of your collection or just a novice looking to purchase your first Yixing teapot.

What does it cover?

The course delivers the theory and practical use of Yixing teapots:

  • The history of teapot-making in Yixing and how it developed
  • How Yixing teapots are made
  • Different styles of teapot and what these were used for
  • Different types of clay used for making teapots
  • How to decide what tea variety to brew in one pot
  • The qualities one should look for in a Yixing teapot
  • The steps for first cleaning a new Yixing teapot
  • How to season and care for your Yixing
  • Brewing tea in your Yixing teapot

Price: £30 + VAT

 

3. Traditional Chinese tea brewing with a Gaiwan 

Who is it for?

This webinar is ideal for anyone who wishes to learn about a Gaiwan - one of the most common traditional Chinese teawares used in the traditional Chinese tea ceremony or Gong Fu brewing style.

What does it cover?

The course delivers the theory and practical use of a Gaiwan:

  • What is a Gaiwan
  • The history of the Gaiwan and how it developed
  • The reasons for using a Gaiwan
  • Learn and practise using a Gaiwan as a cup
  • Learn and practise brewing tea in a Gaiwan by following Juyan’s simple but important tips of how to place your fingers on a Gaiwain without burning yourself
  • How to choose a Gaiwan: sizes and shapes base on functionality and versatility

Price: £30 + VAT

 

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