Tea 103 – Sensory Development
This online course covers how we taste – what do we rely on – what errors should we be aware of. The tea taster’s vocabulary will be covered as well as tastings of various products such as chocolate, water, etc. to identify and fully understand the science of taste.
Prerequisite: TEA 101
Note: Students are only permitted to enroll in 2 courses at the same time.
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|The science of taste
Applying tasting principals through other products
Tasting tea and what affects the flavour
Tea taster’s vocabulary
Affects of various stages of production and how they affect the taste and appearance of the tea and the leaf
The importance of understanding the nuances of tea tasting
Weekly online class sessions with instructor
Videos explaining cupping/tasting
Digital Course Book
Length: Tea 103 is a six week course, with the suggestion that you designate approximately 3 hours each week to read, watch the video, complete the cupping and speak to the instructor. Each week you will be required to meet with the instructor online.
Duration: 6 weeks September 20-October 25
Time: 4:30PM-5:30PM (EST)
Registration deadline: September 16
September 20, 2016 - October 25, 2016
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm