Like steam engines and cryogenically frozen sea monkeys, tea leaves come to life with just a little hot water. Harness the transformative power of hydration with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $25 for an iced-tea and virgin MarTEAni workshop for two (a $50 value)
- $25 for an Around the World in 7 Cups workshop for two (a $50 value)
Gathering together at ByWard Market to expand the community of tea connoisseurs, tea workshops held by specialists gather rare varieties, fair-trade and organic blends, and distinctive accessories for one hour of tasting, presentations, and fact sharing. The iced-tea and virgin MarTEAni workshop explores flavourful and fruity recipes fit for summer, whereas the Around the World in 7 Cups workshop discovers traditions and teas from such locales as China, India, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Korea, Japan, Iran, and Taiwan. See the schedule for available dates and times.
Kimicha founder and professional tea taster Kimiko Uriu sources her selection of teas directly from small farms, helping promote fair trade and sustainable growing practices around the world. Customers can browse teas by origin, from India to Japan or home in on staples such as Earl Grey, the fruity Bouquet Royal, or the award-winning Jin Jun Mei which can be steeped seven times without bitterness. A handsome collection of teaware provides various brewing methods and vessels, and various tea books steep sippers in information about tea's history, its health benefits, and the proper angle at which one's pinky should salute the queen.
316-205 Bolton St.
Ottawa, Ontario K1N 1K7