About the Instructor - Snigdha Manchanda

“Snigdha Manchanda is a certified Tea Sommelier, pursuing her passion for tea over the last ten years. She has tasted and profiled over 2,000 varieties of teas. She specializes in creating signature hand-blended teas and runs Tea Trunk, curating artisanal blends from the finest Indian tea leaves.”

At her workshops, she takes you on a journey backwards from your tea cup to the leaf. She specializes in creating signature hand-blended teas and runs Tea Trunk, which is the home of her teas and their aromatic stories.

*Every single Masterclass is personally conducted and hosted by our Tea Sommelier.

Tea Tasting Basics

Start by learning about the different types of tea blends and single origin teas. 

Explore the nuances of tea and food pairings to create the perfect balance of flavours with every sip. The way you brew your tea can make a world of a difference, and even the best quality teas can lose their flavor if not brewed correctly. You will learn different brewing methods for hot, iced tea and cold brewed iced tea.

With hundreds of varieties of tea available, Tea Trunk will show you how to pick the best quality and flavorsome teas so that you can enjoy a well-rounded tea experience.

Who should attend?
The Tea Tasting Basic session is a foundation session, suitable for any person who would like to explore the world of tea - from casual tea drinkers to cafe owners. Take a break from your daily routine - we can assure you an interesting and informative weekend.

This session is the foundation and must be attended as a prerequisite for our Tea Tasting Advanced session. Each session is limited to 10 participants. 

Tea Tasting Advanced

After exploring the history, origins and types of tea, go deeper into the art of tea blending and understand various flavour profiles.

Learn the tea tasting techniques used by experts. Learn how to compare taste notes and make your own tea blends using the flavour wheel. Each session is limited to 6 participants.

Who should attend?

This is an advanced workshop, providing you with an in-depth understanding of the production processes and the blending of tea.

Suitable for:
- Hospitality students
- Hospitality professionals
- Restaurant owners
- Prospective cafe / tea room owners


How do I register for the Tea Masterclass?

Fill the contact form below, and we’ll send you the details via email.

Is there a special rate if I register for both the sessions?

Yes, fill in the contact form and inquire about our special pricing for both sessions.

Can I register for the Tea Tasting Advanced session only?

No, in order to to attend the Tea Tasting Advanced session, it is a prerequisite to attend the Tea Tasting Basic session.

Can I pay the fees in cash at the venue on the day of the workshop?

Your registration will only be confirmed on receipt of 100% of the payment via our online payment gateway. No walk-ins will be allowed on the day of the masterclass.

When and where is the workshop being held?

The workshop is held in South Mumbai. We plan to bring this to other cities in India shortly.

Does the fee include all teas and material costs?

Yes, the fee is all inclusive of the workshop material - tea, ingredients and food pairings.

I would like to hold a masterclass for a private group of people. Can you do this?

You can get in touch with us by writing to ‘share@teatrunk.com’ with details such as the number of people and the date and place where you would like to hold the masterclass. Our team will then respond to you with the rates and the availability of our Tea Sommelier.

What are the skills / experience required to register for the workshops?

No prior skills or experience is required in order to register for the Tea Tasting Basic session. Anyone with an interest in the topics covered is welcome. Anyone who has attended / has enrolled for the Tea Tasting Basic session can register for the Tea Tasting Advanced session.


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