The Diplomatic Power of Tea: A History Presentation & Tasting of 10 of the Rarest Teas in the World

Event date: Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Event time: 5:00 pm
Horchow Hall (HRCH ), 103 (GM Room) See map
55 Hillhouse Avenue
New Haven, CT 06511
Event description: 

Ten of the rarest teas in the world will be brought under one roof, with attendees tasting and hearing their unique stories and histories.
In partnership with The London Tea Exchange and its CEO and Founder Sheikh Aliur Rehman, ten of the rarest teas in the world will be brought under one roof for the first time, with the opportunity for attendees to taste and hear the unique story of their accumulation and history. We will explore the significant role tea has played in the geopolitics of nations, and how it continues to carry significant diplomatic currency. Also, this special event kicks off the Asian Network at Yale’s Culinary Journeys Series featuring chefs and culinary entrepreneurs exploring the foods and cultures of Asia and Asian America.
RSVP Required:
Light Middle Eastern treats will be served
Sponsored by the World Fellows Program; the Asian Network at Yale; Women’s Working Network; and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion