Our three favourite non-alcoholic drinks to enjoy during brunch, dinner or a party

Whether you’re going out for dinner, having bottomless brunch with your friends or hosting a party, finding a decent non-alcoholic beverage can be quite the challenge

Your options may be limited to water, soft drinks and if you’re super lucky you may be able to find a non-alcoholic beer on the menu. Whatever your reason is to skip alcoholic beverages, we can all agree that a delicious, non-alcoholic alternative to sparkling wines is hard to come by. Because to be honest, during a fancy dinner or party, we’d rather have a glass of sparkling wine in our hands than walking around with a can of cola.

Are there any good non-alcoholic alternatives to wine?

If you’re new to the world of sobriety or are simply trying to improve your overall wellbeing by drinking less, finding a decent alcohol free wine can quickly turn into a life project. Well, not for long, because REAL Kombucha offers three remarkable non-alcoholic drinks that taste very similar to some of your favourite sparkling wines. Is your mouth watering yet?

Dry Dragon for brunch, lunch or summer barbecues

Do you secretly miss the joy of a refreshing, sparkling Sauvignon Blanc? REAL’s Dry Dragon is a non-alcoholic sparkly drink that is light, citrusy and makes for the perfect summer spritz or daytime drink. Made from Dragonwell, a pan-roasted green tea from the area around Longjing Village, Zhejiang Province in China, this alcohol free drink is perfect to serve with oysters, green vegetables such as broccoli or asparagus, green salads and fruit.

Make a toast with Royal Flush

A drink to toast with during a party cannot be missing! Meet Royal Flush, the celebration serve that can be described as a Champagne-like drink. Produced from fragrant First Flush Darjeeling, this non-alcoholic drink is fresh, floral and the perfect evening drink to enjoy during fancy dinners or parties. Royal Flush makes life as a non drinker a lot easier, especially at parties. Ditch those soft drinks and enjoy this sophisticated, delicious alcohol free sparkling wine instead. Because let’s face it, a flute looks a bit fancier than an ordinary can of some soft drink.

If you’re wondering what food you can pair Royal Flush best with, it’s easy to remember that you can pair it anywhere you might use a sparkling wine or Chardonnay. Think of white fish and meats, cream sauces or even charcuterie boards!

Limited edition: Iron Goddess

More recently, REAL Kombucha have launched a limited edition kombucha: Iron Goddess. This rich, demi-sec non alcoholic sparkling kombucha is produced as a seasonal special. Iron Goddess is made from a lightly oxidised oolong tea and one of the most prized teas around the world. The sophisticated, luxurious-tasting drink has a sweet, long-lasting finish with hints of stone fruits and caramel. Does that sound like music to your ears? Be quick, because REAL has only produced 1,000 bottles and they’re running out quickly!

As for food pairings, we recommend pairing this delicious drink with seasonal dishes such as confit duck, lamb tagine, venison with fruit sauces or a warm apple pie. Yum!

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