On March 13–15, in Moscow, as part of Coffee & Tea Russian Expo, the sixth national final of the Tea Masters Cup championship was held in all four categories (Tea Preparation, Tea Pairing, Tea Mixology and Tea Tasting). The tournament gathered participants from various Russian cities who had passed regional qualifying rounds in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Rostov-on-Don and Novosibirsk.
The system of regional qualifiers ensures that Russian national finals gather participants with good tournament experience who are able to both improvise and work with home-prepared stuff. All the judges noted the high level of participants in Tea Masters Cup Russia 2019 and tea solutions presented by them.
In the category of Tea Preparation, the winner was Artem Kakhansky. In the Tea Pairing category, Julia Yakunina won. Andrei Kolbasinov was announced the winner of the Tea Mixology category. And, finally, Vladislav Renzhiglov became the winner in Tea Tasting.
We congratulate the winners and wish the Russian team a successful performance at Tea Masters Cup International.
Photo Credit: Christina Gavrilina