At REAL, we make Sparkling Tea as the perfect, non alcoholic alternative to Champagne and sparkling wine. On this blog, you’ll see how our story started, where it has been, and where it is headed, as we attempt to help people change the way they drink.

 | Sober Diaries

On hot summer days, all you want to do is relax in the garden or a nearby park. Add a chilled drink and a fresh, zesty salad and you’re on to a winner! “Summer screams freshness and simplicity…” This week, we’ve partnered with amazing chef and author Sophie Gordon to give you possibly the most… Read more »

Father’s Day falls on the third Sunday of June and is a chance to take a moment to show your appreciation for your dad, or the dads in your life. It’s no secret that dads can be hard to buy for. You often find yourself wondering whether they would get more use out of a… Read more »

Each year, as spring gradually becomes summer, REAL Founder David and Head Brewer Guillermo carry out a tea tasting to sample the best of the year’s Darjeeling tea harvest before choosing the exact pick to buy for the year ahead to use in our natural fermentation process for Royal Flush Sparkling Tea. The Darjeeling harvest… Read more »

 | Sober Diaries

With the Queen’s Jubilee right around the corner, it seems like the perfect time to celebrate the long, upcoming weekend. With all the parties that may be taking place, it’s important to come prepared and armed with some of your absolute favourite beverages – including some mouth-watering non-alcoholic cocktail recipes. In this article, we will… Read more »

 | Sober Curious

At REAL we believe you don’t need alcohol to make a delicious cocktail. Whether you’re cutting back on alcohol this month or simply don’t drink, we have the perfect alcohol-free happy hour setup that you can turn to on any occasion.  Our ranges of naturally fermented sparkling teas are low in sugar and have no… Read more »

 | Sober Curious

Raise your hands if you are ready for summer! We are getting excited about all the upcoming opportunities to sip on our favourite non-alcoholic drinks. We understand that finding a good alternative to alcohol can be tricky – especially if you are looking for something that tastes and feels similar to alcohol but doesn’t leave… Read more »

 | Sober Diaries

During spring we look forward to many things, such as the sun shining, picnics with friends, and enjoying a cocktail or two in the good weather. However, what we are most excited about is the seasonal produce spring brings. In this article, we look at what seasonal produce is currently available and how to pair… Read more »

 | Events

Who is ready for the May Bank holiday? We sure are, and with our range of sparkling teas, we are getting ready to celebrate in style. In this article, we are going to be looking at why we celebrate the May Bank holiday, how to celebrate as a non-drinker and how you can enjoy a… Read more »

Quality loose leaf teas are at the heart of what we do at REAL. Our sparkling teas are unique in that they aren’t flavoured, instead, we rely on the quality of our loose teas and a slow, natural fermentation process to produce a liquid with incredible depth and complexity. Now is the perfect time to… Read more »

 | Kombucha Kitchen, Sober Curious

As the sun is now making an increasingly frequent appearance, you may find yourself getting excited about picnic season. Let the team here at REAL inspire you with a list of our favourite ways to tantalise your tastebuds, this spring. REAL kombucha cocktails are perfect for when you’re out with friends and family, and are… Read more »

 | Kombucha Kitchen, Sober Curious

Who is ready for picnics in the park? We are! As spring begins to rear its head, and we’ve had a few days of nice weather, we feel it’s time to start preparing for those long summer days. Here we will be taking a closer look at our flawless non-alcoholic Mojito and how we’ve perfected… Read more »

At REAL, we are supporting The Red Cross in its Ukrainian Humanitarian Appeal. This cause is incredibly close to all of us at REAL, none more so than our friend and colleague Oleg, Ukrainian national and REAL’s longest standing employee who joined co-founders David and Adrian as Technical Brewer in 2017. As the war in… Read more »