Since 1989, Dan Robertson has been traveling throughout Asia. He is the founder of The Tea House, an importer, blender and purveyor of premium teas from around the world. He is also the organizer and leader of the acclaimed World Tea Tours, bringing tea-lovers of all levels, on tea adventures to the major tea producing regions of the globe. He is the Headmaster at the International Tea Training Center in the Riviera Maya, Mexico and Director of the International Tea Cuppers Club, a world-wide community of tea lovers of all levels who share a passion for learning about teas through tasting and sharing knowledge. A judge at international tea competitions, he frequently lectures around the world on a wide range of tea topics at trade shows and for private and industry groups. Dan is a regular contributor to various tea blogs and has been a Contributing Editor for TEA Magazine, Tea Journey and other periodicals. From basic to professional levels, he teaches a number of focused tea-related courses ranging from the Chinese Gongfu Tea Ceremony to in-depth tasting training on specific teas. He serves as a judge in international tea competitions and is the author of the DVD The Art of Tea - The Chinese Tea Ceremony and the groundbreaking large format photo-book The Cultures of Tea.