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Tea Seminar & Tasting: Where East Meets West at Asia Society Texas Center (Postponed)

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 | 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm


Update 1/27/20: This event has been postponed to Tuesday, April 28, 2020 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm at the same location. Tickets purchased will be valid for that event as well. 

Asia Society Texas Center hosts a special tasting event in celebration of National Hot Tea Month, in partnership with McHugh Tea Room in Bellaire.

Attendees will learn about and taste teas from around the globe, including varieties of white, green, matcha, oolong, black, and dark tea. Learn about their similarities and differences, plus how to best brew each style to achieve optimum flavor.

Tickets include the tastings, sweets, tea-infused snacks, and a gift tea set for each guest.

Hosts & Instructors

Kim McHugh, owner of McHugh Tea Room and the only certified tea blending master in Texas, will provide an interactive presentation on the history of tea, its multicultural journeys, and tea tasting traditions. Learn about the health benefits of tea and how tea can be used to nourish the body.

Nina Shimaguchi, Asia Society Texas Center’s Japanese Outreach Initiative coordinator, will demonstrate a traditional Japanese tea ceremony, after which participants will try their hand at making matcha tea.


Tickets are $75 for individuals; $100 for two people. Asia Society members are $50 for individuals; $75 for two people. Click here to order tickets or for more information.

The event was created, conceived and organized by Ephesus Investments, LLC.

Photo courtesy of Asia Society Texas Center

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Wednesday, January 29, 2020
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
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Asia Society Texas Center
1370 Southmore Boulevard
Houston, TX 77004 United States
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