WORKSHOPS, TALKS & TASTINGS 2019

**IMPORTANT: THE WORKSHOP ROOM ENTRY POINT IS OUTSIDE OF THE FESTIVAL’S MAIN DOOR ON BLACKWOOD STREET. IF YOU HAVE ENTERED THE FESTIVAL ALREADY, YOU WILL EXIT THE MAIN DOOR AND HEAD TO THE WORKSHOP ROOM. IF YOU HAVE NOT ENTERED THE FESTIVAL, HEAD STRAIGHT TO THE WORKSHOP ROOM FROM THE STREET**

MEET THE HOSTS 

TEA ESSENTIALS -
MORNING SESSION

Time: 9.00am – 9.45am    
Host: David Lyons, 18Thirtyfour
Type: Talk
Price: $12.95

Ever wondered the difference between white, green, oolong or black tea? Always feel like that pot of tea you've brewed is lacking something? Roll up, budding tea enthusiasts, and join tea expert, David Lyons, for a talk on the origins of tea, tea growing and processing, tea myths, legends and more.


MAKING & BAKING WITH MATCHA

Time: 10.30am – 11.30am
Host: Bernard Chu, LuxBite
Type: Talk and taste
Price: $39.95

Join the MasterChef himself, Bernard Chu, as he demonstrates how to take Japanese matcha and transform it into delicious desserts. Making and baking with matcha is easy, once you know how. Bernard will demonstrate two of his favourite recipes, including Matcha Nama Chocolate. You’ll taste test his creations and take home recipes for your own experimentation.

Sponsored by Zen Wonders Matcha


BLEND YOUR OWN TEA

Time: 12.30pm – 1.30pm
Host: Ruan de Witt, Impala + Peacock
Type: Hands-on workshop
Price: $49.95

Join Ruan de Witt, co-founder of boutique tea company, Impala + Peacock, for the opportunity to delve into the world of blending tea. You’ll learn the art and science of combining teas, herbs and floral inclusions as you create your own bespoke blend to take home. Ruan will share his secrets about the importance of choosing base teas, as well as how flavours and ratios work together for the best balance and visual appeal.

Sponsored by Austral Herbs


TEA ESSENTIALS -
AFTERNOON SESSION

Time: 2.30pm – 3.15pm    
Host: David Lyons, 18Thirtyfour
Type: Talk
Price: $12.95

Ever wondered the difference between white, green, oolong or black tea? Always feel like that pot of tea you've brewed is lacking something? Roll up, budding tea enthusiasts, and join tea expert, David Lyons, for a talk on the origins of tea, tea growing and processing, tea myths, legends and much more.


TEA & CHEESE PAIRING

Time: 4.15pm – 5.15pm    
Host: Cheryl Teo, Flag & Spear
Type: Talk and taste
Price: $49.95

Tea and cheese? What a strange pairing you might think. Well, prepare to be surprised! Join tea specialist, Cheryl Teo, as she guides you through some amazing flavour pairings. You’ll taste cheese that’s been expertly paired with a beautiful selection of premium teas from around the world. Cheryl will also explain the basics of flavour theory and the principles of tea and food pairing. 


 

A workshop ticket does not include entry into the festival or a festival tasting up. Entry tickets must be purchased separately.

Ticket price includes gst, booking and credit card processing fees.