TMC2019 

Tea Masters Cup Singapore 2019

TMC Tea Mixology competition was held at the Singapore Tea Festival on July 20. Organizers’ ingredients for Mixology (in addition to tea) were: coconut flakes, pandan, cocao nibs, fresh blueberries, fresh mango, fresh lime, coconut water, lychees, fresh thyme, dried peppermint, rose petals, sparkling water. The winner was Colar Tan Song Lee (Clipper Teas). Master’s Mix: Nuwara Eliya black tea from (Sri Lanka) + fresh orange juice + Cointreau + orange zest on the rim of the glass. Organizers’ Mix: Silver Needle white tea + lychee + rose petals. We…

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Tea Masters Cup Indonesia 2019

July 24–27, 2019, in Jakarta, Tea Masters Cup Indonesia in Tea Preparation, Tea Pairing and Tea Mixology categories was held with the support of Australian Tea Masters. The first prize in the Tea Preparation category was won by Othniel Giovanni. Organizer’s Tea: Imperial black tea, 300 ml water / 5 grams tea / heating 85-90C. Master’s Tea: Rou Gui Wu Yi Shan 2017, medium roasting, brewed in yixing teapot, zisha teapot, hong mi (red clay), 3 grams / 90 C / flash brew in 5-10 seconds steep. Othniel Giovanni also…

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Belgium Joins Tea Masters Cup

Belgian Professional Association Sommelier T and Tea Masters Cup Ltd. signed an agreement whereby Sommelier T organizes and conducts national Tea Masters Cup tournaments in Belgium and ensures the integration of the national tournaments into the international Tea Masters Cup system. The first Tea Masters Cup Belgium is scheduled for October 6 and will be held in Kortrijk (Viva Sara) in the categories of Tea Preparation and Tea Pairing. “We are very proud to be part of the Tea Masters Cup community by organizing the first Tea Masters Cup in…

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Denmark Joins Tea Masters Cup

Danish Tea Association and Tea Masters Cup Ltd. signed an agreement according to which Danish Tea Association organizes and conducts national Tea Masters Cup tournaments in Denmark and ensures the integration of the national tournaments into the  Tea Masters Cup international system. The first Tea Masters Cup Denmark is scheduled for September 15 and will be held in Copenhagen, in Pavillion Karens Minde Kulturhus, in the categories of Tea Tasting and Tea Preparation. Tea Masters Cup is a unique international system of competitions for tea professionals held in four different…

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UK Joins Tea Masters Cup

01.07.2019, LONDON: UK JOINS ‘TEA MASTERS CUP’! The United Kingdom, a country that has made an invaluable contribution to the development of the global tea market and world tea culture, joins the Tea Masters Cup international system of championships. In accordance with the signed agreement, the United Kingdom Tea & Infusions Association (UKTIA), uniting the largest British tea market operators, becomes the national coordinator of the Tea Masters Cup project in the UK and will launch their competition in 2020. “Great Britain is a country that has created and carefully…

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Tea Masters Cup Spain 2019

Iite, our Spanish partners, report, “Surrounded by Camellia Sinensis, in Galicia, where there are the only tea-gardens in Spain, it was held last June, 29th, the second edition of the TMC Spain, this year devoted to Tea Tasting. From re-known Spanish professionals to curious onlookers, altogether were captivated by the Tea Spirit and after a tight competition, our winner, Pilar Serrano, UK Tea Academy licensed tutor, was applauded unanimously”. We remind that Tea Tasting is a tournament in which participants taste teas and tea additives in attempt to memorize and…

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Tea Masters Cup USA 2019

On June 10–12, in Las Vegas, a series of Tea Masters Cup events took place as part of  World Tea Expo. On June 10 and 12, certification sessions for TMC USA and Canada national judges were held. On June 11 and 12, tea masters competed in the categories of Tea Preparation and Tea Mixology. Michael Ortiz was the best in Tea Preparation, Adrien Etkin Nascimento won the competition in the Tea Mixology category. The judges noted the high professional level of the participants as well as their high experience of…

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Tea Masters Cup Latvia 2019. Part One

On May 31, Tea Masters Cup Latvia in the categories of Tea Preparation and Tea Pairing was held at the Riga Wooden Buildings Renovation Center “Koka Rīga”. Victory in the categories was won by Viviana Petrovska (Tea Preparation) and Elizaveta Burkhanova (Tea Pairing). They will represent Latvia at Tea Masters Cup International. Note that it is the third time Viviana Petrovska wins the national tournament. The second part of Tea Masters Cup Latvia, where contestants will compete in Tea Mixology and Tea Tasting, will be held this autumn at the…

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Tea Masters Cup Georgia 2019

On May 5, a festival of organic tea was held in Ozurgeti (Georgia), during which samples of tea and tea products from various regions of the country were presented. The festival included a conference, the participants of which discussed the tourism potential of the Georgian tea culture, and a certification session for national judges of Tea Masters Cup Georgia. The highlight of the festival was the Georgian national Tea Masters Cup championship, Tea Pairing category. As an Organizers’ Composition, the participants brewed Georgian tea in a decanter and served it…

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Tea Masters Cup Turkey 2019

On May 3, national Tea Masters Cup Turkey competition took place in Rize. The participants competed in Tea preparation, Tea Pairing and Tea Tasting categories. The first place and the right to represent Turkey in Tea Masters Cup International finals was won by Yusuf Pirim (in Tea Preparation), Naz Gül Balli (in Tea Pairing) and Serpil Hut Kondakçı (in Tea Tasting). Tea Masters Cup Turkey was part of an extensive tea program (TMCI Champions Program) prepared by Çaykur and Rize Commodity Exchange for tea masters and judges of Tea Masters…

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