BLOG: How to Talk Like a Tea Sommelier

By Mel Hattie

 

In this guide we’re going to get beyond the five primary taste sensations—salty, sour, sweet, bitter, and umami. We’ll introduce you to some basic tea tasting terms as well as show you how you can get creative when talking tea. Follow this and you’ll be talking like a tea sommelier in no time. Your tea will also taste better—sometimes all you need are the right words to open up your palette.

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