ADV.02 Understanding the Organoleptic Experience

This class focuses on the tea professional’s most valuable skill – using the professional tea cupping protocol as a tool to evaluate teas. The course material takes an in-depth look at terroir, each stage of tea processing and finally the grades of teas, explaining how each factor creates and influences the taste and aroma of tea in the cup.

$285.00 USD

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What you will learn

  • Describe the anatomy and function of the human organoleptic system.
  • Understand the relationship between tea’s chemical make-up and our experience of tea.
  • Know how and why we can modulate a tea’s flavor, enhancing certain flavors and diminishing others.
  • Know why people tasting the same tea can have very different experiences.
  • Identify various compounds that are the flavors, mouthfeel, and colors of tea.

Overview

This class focuses on the tea professional’s most valuable skill – using the professional tea cupping protocol as a tool to evaluate teas. The course material takes an in-depth look at terroir, each stage of tea processing and finally the grades of teas, explaining how each factor creates and influences the taste and aroma of tea in the cup.

The class materials also include a glossary of tea defects and describes when and how they develop during processing as well as how they would be recognized by taste and/or aroma in the cup. Featuring lots of teas, most of the class is dedicated to the cupping exercises that are designed to illustrate and illuminate how all of these influences appear in the cup. You will need to order your class kit no later than close of registration:
  • Required class kits are not included in your purchase for your course
  • Class kits need to be ordered from Elmwood Inn Fine Teas
  • Go to Elmwood Inn’s World Tea Academy page to purchase kit* (You need to order your kit no later than one week before your class starts to ensure that you receive it in time.)
Please Note: International students that plan on taking more than one course with World Tea Academy will save money on the shipping costs of their class kits if they order multiple kits at a time. Students will need to supply the following additional materials BEFORE the class starts. These are not included in the class kit:
  • Two professional cupping sets
  • An instant-read thermometer
  • A digital gram scale
  • A timer
Course Length: 3 weeks (plus one week grace period to submit assignments and complete any tests.) *Disclaimer: Elmwood Inn Fine Teas is not part of World Tea Academy/Questex LLC nor is it affiliated with World Tea Academy/Questex LLC. World Tea Academy/Questex LLC has partnered with Elmwood Inn Fine Teas only to provide the class kits for our courses.

Description

This class focuses on the tea professional’s most valuable skill – using the professional tea cupping protocol as a tool to evaluate teas. The course material takes an in-depth look at terroir, each stage of tea processing and finally the grades of teas, explaining how each factor creates and influences the taste and aroma of tea in the cup.

The class materials also include a glossary of tea defects and describes when and how they develop during processing as well as how they would be recognized by taste and/or aroma in the cup. Featuring lots of teas, most of the class is dedicated to the cupping exercises that are designed to illustrate and illuminate how all of these influences appear in the cup.

You will need to order your class kit no later than close of registration:

  • Required class kits are not included in your purchase for your course
  • Class kits need to be ordered from Elmwood Inn Fine Teas
  • Go to Elmwood Inn’s World Tea Academy page to purchase kit* (You need to order your kit no later than one week before your class starts to ensure that you receive it in time.)

Please Note: International students that plan on taking more than one course with World Tea Academy will save money on the shipping costs of their class kits if they order multiple kits at a time.

Students will need to supply the following additional materials BEFORE the class starts. These are not included in the class kit:

  • Two professional cupping sets
  • An instant-read thermometer
  • A digital gram scale
  • A timer

Course Length: 3 weeks (plus one week grace period to submit assignments and complete any tests.)

*Disclaimer: Elmwood Inn Fine Teas is not part of World Tea Academy/Questex LLC nor is it affiliated with World Tea Academy/Questex LLC. World Tea Academy/Questex LLC has partnered with Elmwood Inn Fine Teas only to provide the class kits for our courses.

$285.00 USD

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Tatiana

I love your courses too much, I always learn a lot. It's incredible and amazing. Thanks a lot.

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Carolyn

Loved the course and found it very valuable to know about the physiology and chemistry of flavor perception! However, I still can't seem to be able to upload my assignments correctly. Will keep working on it.

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Christina

I really enjoyed this course and finding out how seasoning such as salt and rosemary can change the experience of drinking each tea.

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James

One of the best advanced courses that I have taken and very well planned out.

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Brenda

This class was very informative. I really enjoyed the videos as they were very helpful understanding the chemical compounds in the tea. Also enjoyed using the Tea Flavor Templates