How to recognize a "good tea" - Online
7th October 2023
How to recognize a "good tea" - Online

This course is in Italian.

This course is centered around how to taste and evaluate tea, and therefore recognize what is a “good” tea. The objective with this course is to learn how to know and recognize what the characteristics of a high quality tea are versus a tea with those of a lower quality. This course can be useful for those who are passionate and drink tea every day, but it can also be useful for those who work professionally within the tea industry. This course is held by Elisa Moratello, Tea Taster and Founder of Teatips

This course is perfect for you if:

  • tea is your passion, and you would like to become even more knowledgeable in recognizing the qualities of a good tea and its origins
  • tea is a part of your professional work and you would like to become more aware and knowledgeable of tea in general
  • you would like to know how to recognize a high quality tea
  • you would like to learn how to recognize the defects of a lesser quality tea
  • you would like to learn how to recognize if the value given to a tea is right/is justifiable
  • you would like to learn how to recognize the aromas and flavours of tea, and be able to describe them
  • you would like to know which teas are most suitable for different periods of the day (ex. A good morning tea versus a tea you may drink in the evening) 

Kit: once the registration has been confirmed and paid for, you will have a kit sent to yo with:

  • 4 samples of loose-leaf teas
  • 1 tasting set with a tasting cup
  • brochure with detailed information
  • brochure with a tasting sheet
  • QR code with link to access the course and participate online on Google Meet 


Theory Introduction:

  • how to recognize a good, quality tea
  • tea harvesting and the seasons: how do they influence the quality and thereby our choice of tea
  • how to recognize potential diffects in tea
  • how to read and use the wheel of aromas

Pratical Lesson:

  • brewing and tasting of 4 different types of teas
  • practical sensory analysis: describe tea using the 5 senses
  • guided tasting: how to recognize the aromas of tea before and after brewing 


Time and mode: the course takes place in a single online session, from 10:30am to 13pm

Price: € 50,00 per person VAT/TAX included

Info and registration: click "REGISTER" at the bottom of the page or send an e-mail to

Information required for the kit delivery:

  • Name and Lastname (Please indicate the exact name that would be used for your personal deliveries)
  • delivery Address (Please provide all required information – i.e. postal code, city, house/apartment number and floor, etc.)
  • phone Number

Required equipment for the course: 

  • 1 boiler or tea kettle to boil water
  • bottled mineral water, or filtered tap water
  • 1 little tea plate or small bowl 

Required information for invoicing:

If invoicing is from a personal account:
Name and Surname
Date of birth
Place of birth
Fiscal code

If the invoice is from a company:
Company name
VAT/TAX number
Company address
Unique code or pec address

Method of payment:

Gruppo Cimbali S.p.A.
IBAN IT36B0306932550000001668189

Reason for transfer: "How to recognize a "good tea" course" + name and surname of participant

The registration will be confirmed once payment is received.

Registration deadline: no later than 28 September 2023. The course will be activated upon reaching the minimun number of partecipants.