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Tuesday, March 22 • 8:00am - 12:00pm
Workshop 2: Tea Flights (formerly known as "Origins")

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Tea Flights is something new just added this year to replace Origins.  These will be quick 30 minute tastings of the most popular teas or botanicals that come from different growing regions.  This will give you the opportunity to taste and learn about what each region produces and the flavor profiles to look for. This year we will be a cocktail to some of the offerings plus a special drawing from one of the countries for a trip for 2 (airfare not included) for a tea tour, more on that later. 
Starting at 8:00 am and ending at Noon the schedule will go as follows:
China - An Hui Province - Shunan Teng
Herbals & Botanicals - Sharyn Johnston
Japan - Rona Tison
Africa - Wouter Verelst
Nepal - Jeni Dodd
India - Amy Dubin

Speakers
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Amy Dubin

Owner, Janam Tea
Amy established Janam Tea in 2004 to showcase the rich array of teas produced in India, which she experienced firsthand during her self-guided travels. She began developing her palate as a teenager and came to tea appreciation by way of wine and whiskey. In 1994, she graduated in... Read More →
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Rona Tison

Executive Vice President of Corporate Relations, Ito En
A tea industry connoisseur with a refined approach to the U.S. Japanese culture and innovative marketing, Rona Tison is the Executive Vice President of Corporate Relations at ITO EN (North America) INC., Japan’s #1 green tea brand and the world’s leading purveyor of award-winning... Read More →
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Sharyn Johnston

CEO, Australian Tea Masters
Sharyn has a long corporate career and has worked in over 20 different countries. She founded Australian Tea Masters in 2011 with a primary focus on education and consultancy and later launched Australian Tea Masters Wholesale and Blending in 2017. Australian Tea Masters expanded... Read More →
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Wouter Vereist

Founder, Satemwa
WOUTER VERELST lived and worked with his family in Malawi for 7 years. About 5 years ago he returned back to Belgium to set up the Satemwa Europe direct trade office close to Antwerp.  Wouter keeps close relations with different international tea education programs to educate tea... Read More →
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Shunan Teng

Owner, Tea Drunk
Shunan Teng is the founder and CEO of Tea Drunk, a New York City-based tea company that has become the destination for those seeking exceptional tea and tea knowledge. Shunan is known for her relentless in-the-field pursuit of tea knowledge and her work in preserving Chinese tea traditions... Read More →
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Jeni Dodd

Owner, Jeni Dodd Tea



Tuesday March 22, 2022 8:00am - 12:00pm PDT
Las Vegas Convention Center, South Hall
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