On The Land of Xiang Tu

A Destination Tastings Experience

A live, virtual tea tasting series that follows the natural cycle of birth and rebirth.

Journey to nine distinct regions of China to uncover the cultural, economic and anthropological contexts of tea’s origins. Take part in tea’s storied lineage with pairings from each region and experience first-hand how gongfu practice enriches and expands your relationship with self, others, the natural environment and the world.

Meet Your Guide

Weaving inherited cultural wisdom with her interests in anthropology, history, traditional medicine, economics and spirituality, Rong Gao leads Destination Tastings experiences with intimate, first-person storytelling that illuminates and brings context to the breadth and complexity of Chinese culture over tea.