Includes Organic Tea, Irish Soda Bread, Kerrygold Butter—All Shipped to Participant’s Home


BAY SHORE, NY.  February 9, 2021 – Starfish Junction Productions, an award-winning Long Island-based event company, continues its virtual tutored-tasting series on Sunday, March 14, 2021 with IRISH TEA HISTORY:  A Virtual Tasting Special Event sponsored by Greenhalgh TeaThe Secret Garden Tearoom & Café, and Kerrygold.  This tasting event will celebrate the history of Irish tea and is perfectly timed for the celebration of St. Patrick’s Day.  Click here for tickets and information. 

Virtual events are growing in popularity as strict pandemic guidelines continue to be encouraged and enforced.  The virtual event series offers participants an opportunity to enjoy gathering with others who share their passion in an environment that is safe and pandemic-compliant and it offers sponsors the opportunity to stay connected to their fans and create new customers.

“Taking tea” is an Irish custom enjoyed by people of all walks of life. Assam tea, better known in this country as Irish Breakfast Tea, is the hot beverage Irish farmers and fishermen have long depended upon to warm on a wintry day—but that is only a small part of the Irish tea story.

In this seminar, Tea Sommelier and Owner of Greenhalgh Tea company, Karen Donnelly will present Comfort and Rebellion in a Cup: The Story of Tea in Ireland .  Timed perfectly as a St. Patrick’s Day celebration, participants will learn about tea's introduction to Ireland, its historical impact, and its rich culture of hospitality while they brew and enjoy Organic Irish Breakfast Tea and nosh on traditional, freshly-baked Irish soda bread & Kerrygold pure Irish butter, all included with the ticket and delivered to the participant’s home.  This virtual event is perfectly suited to serve 2-4 people.

Each ticket for this educational and entertaining morning of Irish tea history includes Organic Irish Breakfast Tea; a large round loaf of freshly-baked Irish soda bread; (2) 8oz. blocks of Kerrygold butter; paper tea filters; direct shipping to participant’s home; and access to the 60-minute virtual, interactive, and educational seminar.

The presenter, Karen Donnelly, is a certified Tea Association of Canada Tea Sommelier Professional and has been a writer, speaker, and teacher for over 25 years. She currently writes the Cuisinepage for The Tea House
Times magazine and is a regular contributor to the Tea & Herbal Association of Canada’s Sip Magazine.  She manages the Orchard Tea Room at the Rose Hip Barn in Thornton, PA.  She is the owner of Greenhalgh Tea selling premium loose-leaf teas and teaware.  Karen teaches classes on the history, production styles and culture of tea, and cooking with tea at local schools and on-line.

Tickets ($39) to this special event serve up to four people from a single location/log-in.  Deadline to purchase is 5:00pm on March 2, 2021 or when maximum capacity is reached. A sell-out is expected.  This virtual class is presented by the Starfish Junction Productions, and sponsored by Greenhalgh TeaThe Secret Garden, and Kerrygold.

Ticket and info:

# # #