Join internationally respected tea educators and hundreds of tea lovers to celebrate the 2nd most popular beverage in the world. (#1 is Water)
Guests will each receive a festival gift bag and will have the opportunity to taste dozens of fine teas with our exhibitors. In addition, many of the Ferry Building Marketplace Merchants will join our tea party with special tea offerings of their own. You will have the opportunity to meet tea masters and professionals like:
Roy Fong - Owner of Imperial Tea Court
James Norwood Pratt - Author of "The Ultimate Tea Lover's Treasury"
Michael Spillane - President of The G.S. Haly Company
Rona Tison - Sr. Vice President of Ito En
Devan Shah - Owner of International Tea Importers and Chado
Frank Hadley Murphy - Author of "The Spirit of Tea"
Babette Donaldson - Author of "The Emma Lea Books"
Phil Cosineau - Author of "The Meaning of Tea"
Scott Chamberlin Hoyt - Author of "The Meaning of Tea"
Enjoy demonstrations of Chanoyu, The Japanese Way of Tea, by The Urasenke Foundation
Sip with exhibitors:
Chado, The Meaning of Tea, Imperial Tea Court, Fox and Moon Teas, Red Circle Teas, Sky Tea, Glenburn Estate, Mountain Tea, Ito En, Bruce Cost Gingerale, Harney and Sons Fine Teas, Pure Puer Tea, Alegio Chocolate, Sencha Naturals, Teatime Trading Company,
Sunday, March 10, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM