Tea Tasting - To Slurp or Not to Slurp

You hear tasters slurp A LOT, but does this improve the flavour of tea?


Whenever I am surrounded by tea tasters I enjoy watching them slurp loudly. Even funnier (sorry) is watching teaheads trying to slurp and ending up nearly choking as they get a lung full of tea!

Does the slurping enhance the flavour? Check the video to find out my thoughts on how best to taste your tea.

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