2018 Tea Masters Cup Int’l held in Hue
17:01 | 27/11/2018

VGP - Hue city in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue has host the 2018 Tea Masters Cup International, aimed to honor tea industry professionals and aid their career growth and professional development. 

The event was organized by Thua Thien-Hue Department of Planning and Investment, Department of Tourism, Viet Nam Tea Association in coordination with Tea Masters Cup International.

This year’s event expects to attract many tea associations in the world, including those from China, Russia, Ukraine, the Republic of Korea, Australia, Singapore, France, Turkey, and others.

According to the organisers, the sommeliers were selected from domestic competitions to represent their nations at this global challenge, which requires skills in not only brewing tea but also the decoration of an aesthetic tea set.

The sommeliers will compete in four categories to win the cup: tea brewing, serving tea with snacks, tea mixologyand tea tasting.

The Tea Masters Cup is an international competition among tea industry professionals. It forms an international “tea specialist” community, which consists of trend makers who create new ideas and give impulses to the development of tea market.

The competition aims to honor tea industry experts and aid their career growth and professional development; foster the development of   cultural traditions involving tea consumption; raise the prestige of careers in the tea industry; develop and promote new approaches to tea preparing.

Created in Russia in 2013, the Tea Masters Cup International has been changing the game of tea professionals– putting them to the test and creating an international tea community where individuals can learn about a variety of tea traditions. This is the first time Vietnam organized the event.

The Tea Masters Cup International has been organized in Istanbul (Turkey), Seoul (the Republic of Korea), among other countries.

 By Vien Nhu

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