TeaSource Classes

TeaSource strongly believes in education and outreach and therefore offers multiple classes throughout the year to learn, discover, taste and discuss.

Pre-registration is necessary for our classes, as they fill up fast. In the event that there are less than six participants, the class may be cancelled. If you need to cancel, please note that registration fees are non-refundable within 72 hours of the class date. See an employee for details or call 877-768-7233 to register.

TEA KINDERGARTEN: Your first steeps

The only bad questions are the ones never said out loud. Everyone has to start learning about tea somewhere, and this class is perfect to start you on that journey. We’ll cover topics like how to properly steep tea, what the different categories of tea are, and hot the tea plant is processed. Come sample high quality teas and learn more about one of the most popular beverages in the world!


Saturday, September 17th, 9:00-11:00am
Highland Park TeaSource with Lisa
Class cost: $15


Matcha: the powdered Japanese green tea that many have heard about, but still remains enigmatic to a lot of enthusiasts. Allow us to de-mystify this amazing tea for you in our new workshop! We will show you all of the basics on how you can prepare it, different foods that pair well with matcha, and even how to bake with it! From the traditional Japanese matcha ceremony to the modern iced latte, see how matcha can be a treat for everyone!


Saturday, September 24th, 12:00-2:00pm
St. Anthony TeaSource with Megan
Class cost: $15


Ceylon (aka Sri Lanka), is one of the largest exporters of tea in the world. Ceylon is one the first countries Bill Waddington, owner of TeaSource, visited. This workshop allows you to explore Ceylon and its wide range of teas from all of Ceylon’s different growing regions. It’ll almost be like visiting Ceylon without the long plane ride!


Saturday, October 15th, 1:00-3:00pm
St. Anthony TeaSource with Bill
Class cost: $15


For many of us, the perfect way to start each morning is with a fresh cup of black tea. Whether you are looking for a tea that is smooth and rich, bold and hearty, or somewhere in between, there is a tea for you – but how do you choose? In this class, we will guide you through a comparative cupping spanning the world of black tea.


Saturday, October 29th, 10:00-12:00pm
Eden Prairie TeaSource with Georgia
Class cost: $15


This unique class combines our two favorite comforts: tea and chocolate! We have all enjoyed these indulgences separately, but we will show you how to enhance and compliment your chocolate desserts with a nice cup of tea. This class will walk you through the contrasting flavors of different pairings and allow you to sample our quality teas next to tasty treats from local chocolatiers.


Saturday, November 5th, 9:00-11:00am
Highland Park TeaSource with Lisa
Class cost: $20


Saturday, November 5th, 1:00-3:00pm
St. Anthony TeaSource with Lisa
Class cost: $20


Professional tea tasters evaluate 500-700 teas a day! This class will give you a glimpse into their lives. We will teach you how to prepare, taste, and evaluate teas as tea professionals do. We will use cupping sets, focus on sensory discernment, and just for fun we’ll taste some of the rarest and most incredible teas from our collection.


Saturday, November 12th, 1:00-3:00pm
Eden Prairie TeaSource with Georgia
Class cost: $15