Virtual Handcrafted Aged Tea Gaiwan Brewing Technique
Tea aficionados know that loose-leaf tea offers a superior taste to tea brewed from tea bags. Yet many new and long-time tea drinkers are unaware of gaiwan, a simple yet elegant brewing tea set.
During this interactive class, participants learn about the history of Gaiwan 3 ways to brew with a Gaiwan 5 steps to properly taste tea
Enjoy the full potential of high-quality single-origin aged tea by learning to brew using a gaiwan and learn to become a tea connoisseur in this hands-on class!
Each attendee will receive a brewing kit and teaware to make this virtual team experience more memorable. The certified Tea Sommelier will cover the history and different methods of brewing and, of course, a tea tasting experience that is both informative and fun.
Smoky Pu-erh (2015) (1oz)
Tea packages typically ship 2 weeks before the event to leave extra time in case of package mishaps, and 4 weeks for international packages.
We can also customize the number of teas, upgrade each tea to a larger gift canister size, add honey pairing, and add additional tea tasting time to make the experience more memorable for you and your attendees.
Gaiwan Brewing Technique Workshop:
1-6 people: $820 fixed price
7-8 people: $130/person
9-10 people: $124/person
11-30 people: $117/person
31-50 people: $110/person
51-100 people: $104/person
101-200 people: $98/person
201-400 people: $91/person
Upgrade this experience with premium add-onsChocolate Pairing
Premium chocolate bon bons from Napa's Earth & Sky chocolate company
From +$65 Cheese Pairing
Cheeses from a local creamery to compliment your kits.
From +$55 Snacks
Tasty snack items to pair with your kit.
From +$30 Branded Swag
Included your logo on a cocktail shaker, glassware, and other swag
From +$30 Custom printed inserts
We'll print your marketing materials or collateral
From +$1 Mocktails/Non-alch options
Great alternative for anyone in the group that would like a non-alcoholic alternative.
About Mansa Tea: As seen on Forbes, USA Today, and Business Insider, Mansa Tea is a handcrafted aged tea company devoted to sourcing the finest single-origin teas and aging to the peak of its flavor. In addition to our online shop, we also work with Michelin-starred restaurants and 5-star hotels on their tea programs and offer tea education workshops to Fortune 500 companies and high-growth startups. All of our tea experiences are led by our Founder & Certified Tea Sommelier, Ashley Lim. Founder Bio: Ashley is a Certified Tea Sommelier and the founder of Mansa Tea, a handcrafted aged tea company. Having a pu-erh enthusiast father who has been sourcing tea for the last 15+ years, she grew up drinking aged tea and understands first-hand how difficult this famous aged tea can be for many tea drinkers. To help demystify aged tea and break down the invisible line between the tea lovers and pu-erh tea enthusiasts, she’s been sharing the world of aged tea with tea enthusiasts with a heavy focus on tea education. She also works with Michelin-starred restaurants and 5-star hotels on their tea program and offer tea education workshops to Fortune500 companies and high growth startups.
Private Live-Hosted Events
All our virtual experiences are fully interactive events that are private to your group. Each is led by an expert host through zoom or your platform of choice.
We offer white-glove service so nearly every aspect of our experiences can be adapted for your needs.
We offer a wide variety of international options to help your events make a global impact.
Premium Kits & Ingredients
Our virtual experiences include premium kits that have been carefully curated to leave a lasting impression with attendees.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does a virtual experience cost?
Prices vary, but our virtual experiences generally start at $70/kit and can go upward of $500/kit. This estimated price incorporates the materials, domestic (ground) shipping, and hosting fees. For some experiences there is a host fee which is a flat rate per event. In such scenarios the host fee will be shown on the experience's detail page. Expedited & global shipping options may incur additional fees. For customization requests and add-ons, please get in touch for pricing details.
What is the recommended lead time for a virtual tasting?
We recommend 2 weeks lead time from the day of payment and delivery of shipping information. If you need something quicker we can arrange for expedited shipping or recommend other options that might be available.
How does shipping work?
You will need to provide us with a list of all the shipping addresses. If you would like help with this we can put together a google form and send it to your participants on your behalf.
Where can you ship your virtual experiences to?
We can ship and/or make arrangements for participants in the US, Canada, Europe, and other global regions. Let us know where you your participants are and we can help with some solutions.
Can you accommodate dietary restrictions and non-drinkers?
Yes! We have a variety of Mocktail and food kits that we can ship out. We can also curate custom packages to accommodate participants with special requests.
What platform do you use to host your virtual tastings?
We use Zoom for all our tastings. If you are at an organization that prefers a different platform you're more than welcome to set up a meeting link that our virtual tasting hosts can jump on.
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