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

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 »

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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 »

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 »

 | Sober Curious, Sober Diaries, Sustainability

When it comes to New Year’s Resolutions, a bad habit we tend to have is that we immediately throw them overboard as soon as February 1st shows up on the calendar. You may recognise this if you’ve participated in Dry January. Whilst going sober for a month is really great, why not keep up the… Read more »

 | Sober Curious, Sober Diaries, The Modern Drinker

With the start of a new year, many people take this opportunity to try breaking old habits or just look at making small changes in their lives. Dry January is a chance to cut out alcohol for 31 days and be able to see the benefits of doing so. In this article, we will be… Read more »

 | Kombucha Kitchen, Sober Diaries

REAL launches a new style for autumn. But hurry… when it’s gone, it’s gone.  It has been a long 18 months. Not only have we been locked at home in isolation, but our lives have felt as if they have been on hold, waiting for the moment that we can get back out into the… Read more »

 | Sober Curious, Sober Diaries, The Modern Drinker

With the colder weather rolling in and the festive season just around the corner, we would be lying if we said our events calendar wasn’t getting booked up. As you probably already know, here at REAL Kombucha, we have been non-alcoholic pioneers for several years, promoting that hangover-free, healthy lifestyle and when it comes to… Read more »

 | Sober Diaries

If you’re planning on putting down the booze for the month, or maybe you’re already a sober hero and you’re just looking for a way to spice it up for October, look no further. We’ve put together some of the top tips from our team on how to enjoy this exciting event. Firstly, let’s talk… Read more »

 | Sober Curious, Sober Diaries

As soon as the feeling of your throbbing headache wakes you up after a night of drinking wine with your friends, you may find yourself regretting the decisions you made last night. Whilst you potentially had a great night, which you probably can’t remember too much about, it’s then often forgotten about on waking with… Read more »

 | Sober Diaries

More and more people these days are actively choosing to live a more balanced, healthy lifestyle, which might mean they are cutting down on alcohol or even removing it from their lives completely. Sober curiosity is a term we have often used but what exactly does it refer to? What does it mean to be… Read more »

This month, I celebrated my 13th sober year. People occasionally scoff at the idea of a sober celebration, as if the two concepts can’t co-exist. It’s not hard to see why. In the UK especially, we have a cultural tendency to associate alcohol with good times, so much so that we think a party without… Read more »

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In the last of her Sober Diaries, Shani Higgs rounds up the best ways to approach sobriety differently, and how to prepare yourself for Sober October.