Tea Tasting

x Brooklyn Tea & Tea House with Jamila McGill & Alfonso Wright

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What you'll do

Queue the nostalgia - you’re invited to a tea party!

In this experience you’ll learn about the beauty and depth of green tea while trying four different types.

Alfonso, a certified tea sommelier, and Jamila will guide you through a curated box of delicious loose leaf green tea, and make sure each sip is followed up with rich background on the history and science behind the tea. Get ready to discuss the origin, smell, taste, and steeping methods of each.

Delivered in each kit

Brooklyn Tea branded gift box with 4 different green teas

A metal infuser basket

What you'll need

1-2 teacups/mugs

Hot water

Shipping information

Ships to US.

Price includes domestic shipping to each guest.

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Meet your host

Brooklyn Tea & Tea House with Jamila McGill & Alfonso Wright

Brooklyn Tea & Tea House with Jamila McGill & Alfonso Wright

The seedling for what would later become the concept of a tea company began with Brooklyn Tea Co-Owner, Alfonso Wright. Raised by a Jamaican mother, their household was fully immersed in tea. From age 3, he would bring his mother tea to her bedside daily. This turned into an ongoing love affair with tea that sent Alfonso on a path to understand more of how other cultures understood and enjoyed it. In 2014, Alfonso and Jamila met and tea played a large role in their courtship and getting to know each other. With their budding new love and a passion for loose leaf, they set out to start a tea company that they would later name Brooklyn Tea in honor of where Jamila began her professional career as a teacher, where Alfonso was born, and where they started a life together. In 2017, Alfonso and Jamila launched Brooklyn Tea as an online business. The two spent the first year participating in street festivals, pop-ups, and private events to get the company’s name out there. In December of 2018, they opened their first brick and mortar, becoming one of only two black-owned tearooms in NYC. Since then, the company has gone on to be featured in The Brooklyner, New York Magazine, Self-Magazine, Goop Magazine, USA Today, News 12, Channel 2 News, a Shonda Rhimes’ Tweet, Beyoncé’s Black Parade List of curated black businesses, and others. Her company empowers people to explore healthy alternatives, build strong community through safe space, and promote generational wealth.

From previous guests

“Jamila and Alfonso are super knowledgeable and took great care to explain everything about brewing different kinds of teas and answering our questions!”

Apollo GraphQL

“The tea tasting was really well done. I loved that it felt like a conversation and not a lecture. It looked like everyone on our team really enjoyed the experience.”


“Loved the hosts! Having a tea tasting was so nice and was a total joy.”

Apollo GraphQL

“Super engaging, tasty, and unique”


“This was really fun!”


“It was cool to learn about the teas and also the teas tasted great!”

Archetype Solutions Group

“Great conversation, good tea, I loved learning the history of it and getting know more about how to brew a great cup of tea.”

Archetype Solutions Group

“It was awesome! learned so much about tea and it was super interactive!”

Archetype Solutions Group

“The Brooklyn tea folks are incredible, and the Marco Experiences setup is pretty painless and good customer support”

Apollo GraphQL

“Very lovely folks, went a little fast for me, but the tasting was a really lovely time.”


“I learned so many new things about tea! This experience was enlightening and refreshing! I am definitely ordering some Brooklyn Tea and letting others know about the company as well!”


“The hosts were engaging, knowledgable, and created a wonderful experience for our team.”


“Overall, Alfonso and his incredible wife did a fantastic presentation of the teas by providing insightful details about each tea and its history. The experience was very interactive and the teas were delightfully tasteful.”


“Loved the vendor, loved the dialogue, loved the products. Would totally do this again!”


“Great variety of experiences. Diverse and engaging!”


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