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Tea Mastery with Smith Tea

Enjoy a fun and educational experience exploring the art of tea

The Art of Tea 

Looking for the perfect morning event or afternoon motivator? Have your team join renowned Smith Tea Teamaker for a fun and educational tasting! We’ll cover Tea 101 basics such as the tea plant as well as harvesting and processing of the leaves into different tea types, explaining the differences between white, green, oolong, black, fermented and herbal infusions all while sipping and slurping an example from each category.

  • Each kit includes 2 sachets of all 6 teas. Have a friend join or save it for later! 
  • Learn the history of the tea plant, how they are harvested, and processed
  • 60-minutes class
  • An opportunity to learn and ask questions from our expert
  • Bond with your team over a common experience
  • Starting at $85.00 per person
  • Includes 3 ceramic tasting mugs or a branded journal

Meet Claire Boyer

Tea Educator, Smith Teamaker

A student of tea since adolescence, Claire Boyer graduated from performing arts high school in Houston and studied flute in New York City. Pirouetting to Portland to study dance, she met a fellow Smith teamaker in 2010 when he listed his Ducati motorcycle for sale. Claire didn't buy the bike, but she did run Smith Teamaker’s tasting rooms for several years, before shifting to the tea lab in 2015. Now head of tea education, Claire's passion is creating special, transformative tea experiences. She leads "Tea 101" sessions in-house, as well as gently hosting private tastings, blending workshops, and tea tutorials at sommelier summits.

Claire Boyer

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