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Thomas Shu

JT & Tea
Thomas Shu, a third-generation tea specialist from Taiwan, co-founders of JT & Tea, the first American brand to focus on the world’s finest Oolong-style specialty teas.
In 2007 Thomas was given the honorary title ‘Ambassador of Taiwan Tea’ by the Taiwan Tea Manufacturers’ Association in recognition of his many contributions to the tea industry. With his proficient expertise and extensive knowledge of ‘all things tea’ Thomas has become a popular educator and speaker at trade shows, tea festivals, and many other international venues.
Thomas orchestrates and teams up with Josephine Pan to manage the renowned TOST (Taiwan Oolongs Study Tours) program for tea professionals on educational tours of Taiwanese tea gardens and factories each year, since 2008.