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China Daily | Updated:2013-07-28 11:18 Tea sommeliers. Its a new job description in the hospitality trade, and qualified candidates are in great demand. The only problem is there are still relatively few people who can fit the roles. To be a good tea sommelier, you need a comprehensive knowledge about tea and the ability to explain its intricacies. Not only that, you must look the part of cultural ambassadors of an art that dates back 2,500 years.
Xie Siwen certainly does.
At a youthful-looking 70, the tea sommelier at the Ritz Carlton Beijing is still not used to the taste of water. More…
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