Karen Hartwick

Karen is a certified tea sommelier whose life’s work passion is introducing people to the sophisticated, rich and varied world of fine tea – from Yunnan and Fujian in China, to Assam and Darjeeling, India, from Shizuoka, Japan to Sri Lanka—and beyond. Since April 1992, Tea Leaves has been making premium teas accessible to Stratford visitors by sourcing and sharing the absolute finest loose-leaf teas.

The London Tea & Kombucha Festival is honoured to welcome Karen to offer a very special Skill Building Workshop opportunity to experience tea tasting!

PLEASE NOTE: Skill Building Workshops have limited seating and require purchase of a workshop ticket. Attendees must have general admission to the Festival, as well as a workshop ticket to attend this workshop.

Come and enjoy a hands on Tea and Chocolate Tasting class with Tea Sommelier, Karen Hartwick.

Join Karen Hartwick, Tea Sommelier Specialty Tea Institute From Tea Leaves Tea Tasting Bar, Stratford Ontario. Discover the art of pairing tea with chocolate while educating your palate. Innovative pairings of exceptional tea with contemporary chocolate. Learn professional tea tasting/ cupping techniques. Karen has been creating and re-creating this workshop for all levels of tea lovers for 16 years. Interactive, Tasty and Fun.