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Chicago-Based Tea Company President Obtains Tea Sommelier Certification

Posted on September 5, 2017

Tea Gschwendner - Agnieszka (Agnes) Rapacz, Tea Sommelier

TeaGschwendner, a privately owned, dedicated tea retailer is proud to announce that their President Agnieszka Rapacz has successfully completed a unique certification as Tea Sommelier with focus on elite German Standards.

A Sommelier is a person who has training and expertise (and plenty of personal knowledge) about how teas are made, how they should be brewed, and what their potential effects are on the body, mind and taste buds. Agnieszka has traveled extensively to Germany, Austria, South Africa, China and Japan to satisfy her distinct passion and extend her knowledge and understanding of tea flavor profiles to better serve you. This elite certification makes Agnieszka an expert on all things “Tea” that will allow her the opportunity to share this outstanding knowledge and help guide you through the world of expert teas as seen through the eyes of a Somellier. Visit her shop at 557 W. Diversey to learn more.

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