Great Teas: Assams to Oolongs
Adult Enrichment / Food & Drink -
Learn to brew a perfect cup of tea while sampling at least eight distinctive varieties from China, India, Sri Lanka, Formosa, and other parts of the world. Partake of sweet and savory snacks while sipping and discussing the history of the world’s most popular beverage. Tea has played a leading role in trade, artisanry, technology, culture, and society. Take home plenty of samples to grow your tea appreciation and brew your perfect cup at home. Bring one or two of your favorite teacups. Tuition includes a $4 beverage fee.
Paul Angiolillo has several interests including art and tea. He been sculpting in wood, stone, and other materials since around the 1990s. He studied with master sculptor Joseph Wheelwright in Boston for many years. Paul has exhibited his works in galleries, juried craft shows, libraries, outdoor exhibits, gift shops (the DeCordova Sculpture Park & Museum in Lincoln and Fuller Craft Museum in Brockton), and other venues. As a a long-time tea connoisseur, he has worked at Upton Tea Imports, a major purveyor of fine loose-leaf teas. He has lectured on the history of tea and held tea-tastings at the Peabody-Essex Museum and other venues.