ESTA Hub activities include:
TEA BREW BAR sponsored by Marco, Teasy and Handybrew
We will be brewing and sampling top quality single origin speciality and artisanal teas from around the world, demonstrating the six different categories of tea and contrasting good quality tea and poor quality tea through a number of activities to help visitors understand the benefits of drinking , serving or selling speciality tea.
MATCHA LATTE ART COMPETITION
sponsored by Victoria Arduino, Matcha and Beyond and Oatly
sponsored by Hario
ESTA will be delivering our new Tea Barista Foundation module on both days of Caffe Culture, running for four hours from 8.30 to 12.30. Included in the curriculum is:
What is tea and what is it not, Tea vs Coffee, Tea plant, leaves and beverage, Botanicals, Blends, Storage understanding, Importance of water, Tea Brewing Fundamentals and methods, Tea Tasting Tools and Popular tea menu extensions.
Presented by one of our experienced Authorised Tea Certifiers, the cost will be £75 for ESTA members and £100 for non-members, including certification
This is the only available tea training aimed primarily at baristas, so if you are a barista wanting to improve your tea knowledge and sensory skills, or a coffee shop manager or owner wanting to enhance your tea offering then this is your opportunity. Don’t miss it!
TEA TASTING COMPETITION
sponsored by REGINALD AMES
Moderated by Annabel Kalmar of Tea Rebellion these panels will bring industry experts together to discuss two meaty topics
TUESDAY 3rd 11.00 Commodity Tea v Speciality Tea; how do they impact on one another
WEDNESDAY 4th 2.00 Coffee v Tea; Are they similar? Are they completely different? Can they learn from one another?