In Tbilisi, Georgia, Mtatsminda park hosted guests and participants of national competition among Georgian tea masters - Tea Masters Cup Georgia 2017, which was organized in the framework of Tbilisi Tea Festival.
Apart from local tea producers, there were guests from Iran, Russia, Belarus, China, Ukraine and India. The students of the Tbilisi School of Tea, as well as the tea enthusiasts, demonstrated their skill in tea preparation. A total of 10 masters participated in three competition categories. The panel of international judges was led by the Head Judge Alexander Wagner (Russia).
The competition took place in a welcoming and informal atmosphere, enabling the rivals to show their best skills. The winners of the Tea Masters Cup Georgia 2017 are:
-In the category Tea Preparation - Ana Giorgashvili, who demonstrated her tea brewing skills in the best traditions of the Chinese tea ceremony.
-In the category Tea Pairing - Giorgi Bitadze, who amazed everyone with a unique georgian purple tea paired in combination with sweets made from walnut jam and lime.
-In the category Tea Mixology - Marie Bugadze, who treated the jury to delicious Indian tea masala.
The winners will be able to participate in the Tea Masters Cup International 2017.