Many of the most popular brands of tea are actually blends. Tea companies blend tea leaves from different regions to achieve a specific taste. Before tea leaves can be blended, they have to be tasted. Here you can see the beginning of a tasting from Edinburgh Tea.
Friday afternoon tea tasting: Lapsang, Keemun & Darjeeling ! pic.twitter.com/EJ7j2pNx
— Edinburgh Tea Coffee (@ETCC_UK) March 23, 2012