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January 28, 2023 @ 10:30 am 11:15 am

Speakers: Linda Gaylard

Beeton Speakers Room (D)

From its wild origins in the foothills of the Himalayas, to its orderly rows in large tea gardens, to the windowsills of tea lovers, the tea plant is tended the world over. Learn the basic botanical traits and anatomy of this revered plant and how its internal functions contribute to the unique characteristics of our favourite beverage.

Linda Gaylard

Linda Gaylard is a Tea Sommelier located in Toronto.

She is the author of the international best selling,

THE TEA BOOK, Winner of the World Tea Award for Best Tea Publication (2017).

Published by DK, a division of Penguin Random House, The Tea Book is a world tour of the art of tea. It has been translated into 12 languages.

Linda appears in media interviews, is a consultant and spokesperson for the food and beverage industry, lectures, teaches tea classes and hosts tea events.

Website: The Tea Stylist Social @theteastylist

Speech topic: The Hidden World of the Tea Plant

From its wild origins in the foothills of the Himalayas, to its orderly rows in large tea gardens, to the windowsills of tea lovers, the tea plant is tended the world over. Learn the basic botanical traits and anatomy of this revered plant and how its internal functions contribute to the unique characteristics of our favourite beverage.