Learn, Preparation of Tea
We offer 45-min educational sessions for 2-4 people at a time at our tea bar.
During these sessions you will learn the traditional methods for preparing specific kinds of tea, and gain a deeper understanding of the reasoning behind these inherited practices.
Reservations are highly recommended.
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Our current offeringsLearn: Make delicious matcha latte
In this educational session, you will learn about the history of matcha, how it is grown and made, and how to make yourself a matcha latte at home. You will learn about the traditional tools needed for making matcha, and how to properly whisk matcha with a bamboo whisk, or “chasen.”
Lastly, you will enjoy a delicious oat milk matcha latte prepared for you using our signature “Yamabuki” matcha from Yame, Fukuoka.
$30 per person
In this educational session, you will learn about the history of matcha, how it is grown and processed, and what the differences are between the several grades of ceremonial matcha.
You will learn about the tools that are used to make traditional ceremonial matcha, and how to use them in order to prepare and serve traditional matcha yourself.
Lastly, you will be invited to enjoy 2 different ceremonial grade matcha side-by-side for a comparison tasting.
$35 per person
In this educational session, you will learn about the traditional method of brewing Chinese tea: gongfucha style.
We will demonstrate gongfucha style brewing at our tea bar, where you will learn about the tools needed to brew tea gongfucha style, and the steps taken to best prepare Chinese tea with the gongfucha method.
You will taste one of our teas brewed gongfucha style throughout several infusions to see how the tea develops and how brewing method affects the evolution of its taste.
$45 per person
In this educational session, we will teach you how to make kombucha at home. You will learn about the fermenting process that creates kombucha, what is needed to make kombucha at home, and the steps necessary to see kombucha through to completion. You will also learn how to incorporate your desired flavours and ingredients to kombucha.
Lastly, you will taste one of our fresh kombuchas that we brew in-house.
$35 per person