Tea Island – Book a Workshop

Tea Island – Book a Workshop

Tea Island Speciality Tea & Coffee are offering workshops at their shop 5a Eastgate Row, Chester City Centre, CH1 1HQ.

The workshops can be booked on Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays 11am – 1pm during the months listed below for the themed workshops  Please email pennywarren203@gmail.com


TEA & CHOCOLATE –  A decadent pairing. Dates available from March to June 2020 email to book £25.00 pp

Tuesday 24th March is the next available date.  If you would like another date after this please email:

A marriage of perfect flavours of 5 artisan bars pairing with 10 types of loose leaf tea. This is both a delicious and educational pairing. A unique way to learn about your own palate and the flavour profiles of the various teas because the sweetness of chocolate and the natural astringency of teas brings out the strongest essence of each.

Types of artisan craft chocolate tasted : White, Milk, Dark, Fruit /nuts – includes how to taste chocolate , and the teas.


CHESTER COFFEE TASTING WORKSHOP – Ongoing dates email to book : £35.00 pp

Tea Islands Speciality Tea & Coffee Merchants will explain the various types of coffee beans and the process from bean to cup.

The history of coffee origins and the various brewing methods

From here we will do a sampling tour of 4 of the best independent specialty coffee shops in Chester and learn how to make coffee using the aeropress, chemex,  v60 methods.

Includes how to taste coffee and various flavour profiles.



Tea Tasting Masterclass 2020 & blending

  1. Discovering global flavours and profiles of teas
  2. How to taste tea using professional tea tasting methods
  3. Tea Tasting of 12 global unique blends from around the world
  4. Herbal & fruit infusions education & blending
  5. Tasting & blending of new season


ROMAN WINE THEMED TASTING & LUNCH – June -August : £45 per person

Starting on foot exploring the ancient Roman sites and landmarks including the Roman Walls, the Amphitheatre, the Castle and followed by a Roman /italian themed Lunch will be served with typical inspired Roman Wines tasting & paring format educational and workshop.


COCKTAILS & CANAPES PAIRING – August onwards pre-booking essential £40.00 p/p

This is a 2 hour workshop on the art of cocktail making and matching them with delicious canape’s. Ranging from caipirinhas with mini fish tacos through to Espresso martini with mini Chocolate Souffle. The exact menu will be subject to seasonal adjustments, but you will taste four different cocktail and canape’ combinations. There will be opportunities to get involved in both the cocktail and canape’ preparation.