Tea Making Courses and Professional Tea Tasting

Tea gardens of Scotland have small scale machinery used in tea making - see it in action processing tea on courses, workshops, Masterclasses and hands on experiences.

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Tea Experiences, Hands on Tea Courses and Workshops. Learn about tea history, tea plucking, tea making and tea processing using small scale tea factory equipment.


The UK TEA ACADEMY professional tea courses run in Scotland by licenced trainer at The Scottish Tea Factory

TEA CHAMPION course - aimed at all those working in tea companies, tea shops, tea bars, online tea businesses, coffee bars, hotel restaurants and lounges, and anyone who has a general interest in tea

TEA BLENDING EXPERIENCE – Learn about the art of tea blending and create your own bespoke blend to take home.

TEA TASTING EXPERIENCE - an introduction to tea, including tea history and the Scottish pioneers who were involved in developing tea growing. Learn from tea expert Beverly Wainwright who has managed a tea estate and set up 3 small scale tea factories around the world. The course is run in a small working tea factory where you will see tea making equipment, learn the basics of tea brewing and taste delicious teas.

Scottish courses

TEA PROCESSING COURSES - tea making demonstrations and hands on tea making.

Tea Plucking and Black Tea Processing Masterclass courses:
Tea plucking demonstration and tea plucking, and an introduction to processing as tea begins its withering process. A step by step guide to the processing of black tea, demonstration of tea rolling and the opportunity to roll your own tea. Learn about withering, oxidation and drying with hands on processing techniques in The Scottish tea factory. Tasting and critically assessing the tea produced.

Green Tea Processing and Green Tea making: .
Learn the fundamentals of green tea production and green tea processing and the basics of tea plucking. Green tea tasting and critical assessment of the teas made.

Tea blending and packaging advice also available.

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If you can't visit Scotland at the moment, increase your technical processing skills for making tea at home.

We highly recommend the UK Tea Academy where there is a short well priced on line course you can take if interested in making tea at home or gifting to someone who is!

Book online course

Tea garden visits with tea tastings

Some Tea Gardens of Scotland offer Garden Visits, Tea Tours and Tea Tasting by appointment.


Kinnettles Tea Garden


Megginch Castle Tea Garden


Rankeilour Tea Garden


Holiday accommodation where tea is growing.

Broich Tea Garden

Dollerie Tea Garden

Tea drinkers like to taste a cup with a difference – provenance, quality and wellness.

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