About Michael Hemling

Man With a Mug, Michael Hemling

Michael Hemling is a Certified Tea Sommelier. He began studying with The World Tea Academy in 2015. His ultimate goal is to become a Tea Master.

Learn about how Michael got started down this path and what the future holds: “Why Do You Like Tea So Much?” The Backstory

This website and blog details his journey and is about all things tea, including varieties, brewing tips, tea culture, and everything in between.

Michael loves to answer tea-related questions so feel free to ask them here as well as request future blog articles.

Michael Hemling was born in Neubrandenburg, Germany in 1972. He now resides in Rome, Italy with his American wife Kristen and two Roman/German/American sons Lukas (6) and Nicolas (4). He works for The World Food Programme and is active in the areas of finance, budget, trust funds, and gender equality for the organization.

In July of 2016 he will move to Yangon, Myanmar with his family. He looks forward to new adventures and exploring the unique teas from Southeast Asia.