Certified Tea Blender
World Tea Academy is Expanding!
Get started on our brand-new certification inspired by the massive popularity and interest in tea blending throughout the tea community. Become one of the very first to earn:
WTA Certified Tea Blender
WTA will be launching three new classes this summer to complete this new advanced level track. The curriculum’s breadth and depth ensure that every student who completes the Tea Blender track will have the information, resources and skills needed to conceptualize, create and launch new tea blends as well as to flavor and scent teas and other botanicals.
Each of these advanced classes have been written by highly-regarded tea industry specialists and professionals who have generously shared their knowledge and expertise through these classes.
Complete the seven following classes to become a WTA Certified Tea Blender:
Open for registration now
ADV.02 – Understanding the Organoleptic Experience – by Virginia Utermohlen, Taste Scientist
ADV.07 – Quality Systems for Product Management – by Tony Tellin of Steven Smith Teamaker
Available throughout 2018:
ADV.09 – Advanced Botanicals – by Rob McCaleb of Natural Healthcare Inc.
ADV.11 – Blending, Flavoring, Scenting – by Scott Svihula of Hula Consulting
ADV.12 – Formulating Delicious Blends – by Virginia Utermohlen, Taste Scientist
ADV.13 – Art of Flavoring, Blending, Scenting Part 1 – By Brian Keating of Sage Group LLC
ADV.14 – Art of Flavoring, Blending, Scenting Part 2 – By Brian Keating of Sage Group LLC
*Each of these classes has a pre-requisite:
ADV.09 – CORE.06 is a pre-requisite.
ADV.12 – ADV.02 is a pre-requisite.
ADV.13 – ADV.11 is a pre-requisite.
ADV.14 – ADV.13 is a pre-requisite.