Dinner Speaker Gillian Niblett, Certified Tea Specialist

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Date(s) - Thursday, February 19, 2015
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Oakville Conference Centre


Gillian Niblett is a Certified Tea Specialist with a professional level designation from the Specialty Tea Institute of the USA. She has travelled to tea gardens of India and China and is best known locally for being the founder and past owner of Tea At The White House, a popular tea room and tea shop formerly located in Waterdown. After selling the business in 2011, Gillian and business partner and pastry chef Lori Wiggins formed Niblett and Wiggins – Purveyors of High Tea based in Oakville. Gillian’s presentation will introduce us to the history of tea, where it was discovered, how and where tea grows, the drying process that results in Green, White, Oolong and Black teas, why and how tea spread around the world, and fascinating tea ceremonies from some of the famous tea drinking countries.

Cost: $20-$45

Tickets: barrywylie1@gmail.com

Phone: (905) 827-6302

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