Tea Foundations HOSF 9391 Email to a Friend Our Tea Foundations course provides an introduction to all aspects of tea. Gain basic knowledge of the botany and taxonomy of the tea plant, and learn to define and identify the species and sub-species useful for the production of tea. Explore key steps in tea manufacture and processing, as well as an introduction to grading and regulations impacting the tea market. Investigate sensory evaluation concepts and the methodology for applying these concepts to tea. Understand the general characteristics and styles of tea from various regions and apply sensory evaluation methods to sample teas from each style. Learn and practice the evaluative method of cupping tea. Contact Information 416-415-5000, ext. 2517 email@example.com Course Section(s) Available Class dates and registration for the upcoming year (September 2017 to August 2018) will be available on this website in early July 2017. Please visit this page again at that time. Some courses require you to purchase a textbook. The cost of the textbook is not included in the course fee unless otherwise indicated. If there is a textbook assigned for this course, it will be listed on the bookstore website.