The first ever Tea Masters Cup Italy showcasing Italian talents in tea tasting took place in Milan on Sunday 22nd May, 2016.
The competition organized by Protea Tea Association and sponsored by Chà Tea Atelier, L’Emporio del Tè, Parliamo di Thé, La Finestra sul Tè, I-Tea was highly competitive and saw tea enthusiasts and tea professionals competing and demonstrating their unique skills in blind tea tasting.
The partecipants were fifteen and they came from different part of the country. The winners, all women, on the Italian podium, are:
1st in Tea Tasting Category — Cristina Poletti. 2nd in Tea Tasting Category — Barbara Vola. 3rd in Tea Tasting Category — Sylvie Capelli
In general, the organizers were very surprized by the high level of the result.
They wish the winner, Cristina Poletti, all the best in the Tea Masters Cup International in South Korea in June 2016.