Global Tea Initiative: Tea & Wine

Grapes on the vine

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UC Davis Conference Center

The Global Tea Initiative for the Study of Tea Culture and Science (GTI) is holding its fifth annual colloquium, “The Great Debate: Discussion on Tea and Wine,” which is co-organized with the Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science (RMI). Panels will delve into the history and various attributes of tea and wine — considering site, terroir and appellations, sensory aspects, aesthetics and collecting, and developing markets. In addition to UC Davis faculty, speakers will come from France, Germany, Indonesia, and Japan as well as Brown and Cornell universities.

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