Take a Tea-tasting Journey


Explore the Chinese tradition of gongfu cha with the founder of Teaphile. Photo courtesy of The Well.


Come learn the fundamentals of gongfu cha, known as the connoisseur’s preferred method for brewing Chinese tea. In Chinese, “gongfu” (kungfu) means “skills and effort.” In this workshop, Annie Chen, founder of Teaphile, demonstrates gongfu cha using the appropriate tea vessels and explains how this method differs from other brewing styles. Cost: $20. Info and registration: here

Gongfu Tea Workshop with Annie Chen
Wednesday April 17, 6:30–7:30pm
The Well
5443 Telegraph Ave, Oakland