Tea Mixology, Tea Pairing, Tea Preparation, Tea Tasting
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Tea Masters Cup International 2017 was held at September 25–27, 2017 in Enshi (Hubei, China) in Tea Mixology, Tea Pairing, Tea Preparation and Tea Tasting categories. Tea masters from Australia, Belarus, China, Czech Republic, France, Italy, Kazakhstan, Latvia, OAE, Russia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Turkey, Ukraine and Vietnam participated in the tournament.
TMCI 2018 Tea Preparation winners:
— 1st — Mary Jane Hua (Australia)
— 2nd — Viviana Petrovska (Latvia)
— 3rd — Polina Sagara (Russia)
TMCI 2018 Tea Pairing winners:
— 1st — Linh Nguyen (Vietnam)
— 2nd — Ekaterina Sokolova (Russia)
— 3rd — Florian Aumaire (France)
TMCI 2018 Tea Mixology winners:
— 1st — Yasarathna Bandara (Sri Lanka)
— 2nd — Dai Nguyen (Vietnam)
— 3rd — Evgeniy Rogov (Belarus)
TMCI 2018 Tea Tasting winners:
— 1st — Nikolai Dolgii (Russia)
— 2nd — Elina Lotko (Latvia)
— 3rd — Xuan Tong (Vietnam)
Photo and video: Natalia Bogdanovska.
TMCI 2018 was organized in cooperation with Vietnam Tea Association (VITAS) with the support of the Peoples Committee of Huế. General Sponsorship of the event came from Dai Nam Imperial Medical Office. Support for TMCI 2018 was also provided by Vinatea Co. Ltd, Thai Tea JSC and Bat Trang Hoang Long Ceramic Company.