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tea sommelier

tea sommelier
 n.— «Tiny finger sandwiches, crumpets, Devonshire cream and delicate tea cups hard figure on my gastronomic landscape. And this place even has a Tea Sommelier (a highfalutin word for tea expert) for heavens sake!» —“Tea, Tarot, and Tarts” by Grace Cameron The Gleaner (Kingston, Jamaica) Apr. 29, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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