With a degree in Media Studies from University of Birmingham, having put aside what was becoming a promising career in that industry, Muskan has taken the plunge, diving headlong into the world of Tea. Taking to “Tea” like a fish to water, slowly but surely and with a single minded purpose, she is all but taken over the baton from her father, absorbing his vast experience and further leveraging that knowledge. A rarity in the male dominated industry, she continues to raise the bar higher.
Heading a dedicated team of young ladies from the villages neighbouring the Tea Studio, Muskan very capably manages the Tea Studio where, experimenting and thinking out of the box, she has innovated and produced some never before done teas. The Green Nilgiri Bamboo, a tea which is awaiting a patent in her name, is the first WOW from her bag of tricks. An innovative tea which can only be described as a star which, one suspects, is also the first of many which would in course of time come tumbling out of the same bag.
Kevin Gascoyne – Camellia sinensis
Based in Montreal, Kevin is one of a team of a
Well known and a recognized face and name in the world of Tea, she has been involved with Tea since 1983. From owning her own tearoom business, she moved on to become a freelance editor, writer, trainer and consultant to various organisations and tea companies, including the UK Tea Council, the Indian Tea Board, and Twinings.
Her two articles in Stir magazine http://stir-tea-coffee.com/topics/tea-studio have gone a long way in taking our story to the tea community.