A World of Teas
Adult Enrichment / Food & Drink -
Learn to brew a perfect cup of tea, while sampling at least eight distinctive varieties, from China, India, Sri Lanka (Ceylon), Japan, and other producers of fine teas. Partake of sweet and savory snacks and fresh-brewed teas, while discussing the history and influences of the world’s most-popular beverage. Indeed, tea has played a major role in artisanry, trade, technology, culture, and society.
Please note: Bring one or two of your favorite cups or mugs.
Paul Angiolillo has several interests including art and tea. He has 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 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.