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Danielle Hochstetter

The first American to get a MS in Tea Science from a Chinese university, Danielle loves to talk about all things tea. She has spent time in cupping rooms around the world and previously worked for Peet's Coffee in California, International Tea Importers, and Teforia. In 2014, after 6 years in China, she graduated from the Master's program at Zhejiang University. Now based in North Carolina, she offers teas and tasting through her website, grandcrutea.com, and volunteers at Camellia Forest Nursery.