One-Hour Tea-Tasting Class for One, Two, or Six at The Path of Tea (Up to 75% Off)

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Staff leads tasting that covers sampling of five teas, tea history & brewing fundamentals

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Feb 27, 2014. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person per visit, may buy multiple as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Online reservation required; subject to availability. 24hr cancellation notice required. Valid only for option purchased. Classes are non-transferable. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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 today’s Groupon to The Path of Tea. Choose from the following options:

  • For $19, you get a one-hour tea-tasting class for one (a $60 value).
  • For $36, you get a one-hour tea-tasting class for two (a $120 value).
  • For $89, you get a one-hour tea-tasting class for six (a $360 value).

Schedule is available here.

The Path of Tea—crowned Best Tea House by CityVoter Houston A-List in 2010—introduces sippers to the art of steeping via interactive tea tastings held twice a month. During the one-hour session, pupils learn the fundamentals of tea infusion and consumption, including how to select and brew a balmy beverage and how to bolster the self-esteem of pots unhappy about their shortness and stoutness. Palates wallow in cockle-warming samples of five teas as noses inhale and analyze serenity-inducing fragrances billowing forth from the steaming cups. Along with boosting participants’ gustatory prowess, the tasting delves into tea’s storied past, from its rarified ceremonial origins to its present-day place at the parties of hatters mad and otherwise. Classes hold up to 30 people to maintain an intimate atmosphere, and a complimentary 2-ounce bag of premium organic tea enables students to hone their newly minted skills at home.

The Path of Tea

The Path of Tea—crowned one of the top six tea houses by CityVoter's Houston A-List in 2013—greatly soothes the senses. One A-List voter said that, "Walking into this shop you get an immediate sense of serenity, suddenly your body just goes 'ahhhhh.'" And that's not even taking into account the tranquillity that comes from sipping a cup of tea from its stock of more than 150 certified-organic and fair-trade teas.

To help patrons find a favorite brew, the tea house offers tea tastings twice a month. During these one-hour sessions, tasters learn the fundamentals of tea infusion and consumption, and sample five different teas. The tasting also discusses how different cultures use it in ceremonies or to quickly de-ice a car windshield.

Customer Reviews

This is an amazing place! I always enjoy my experience here and really enjoyed the intro to organic tea event!
B H. · March 2, 2013
awesome tea and very educational class. would be nice if we could try the coconut oolong tea though!
Melanie L. · December 24, 2012
Loved the class. I signed up for more
Shannon G. · October 16, 2012

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