The Republic of Tea Debuts A Modern Tea for a Modern Princess
November 13, 2020
The Republic of Tea Debuts Fourth Blend in The Crown Tea Collection, Honoring The Princess of Wales
The Princess’ Peach Bellini Tea is Released with the debut of Season Four of the Award-Winning Netflix Original Series
LARKSPUR, CALIF. (November 13, 2020) – The Republic of Tea, leading purveyor of premium teas and herbs, is delighted to introduce a new specialty tea blend for the critically acclaimed Netflix Original Series, The Crown, by Left Bank Pictures, in association with Sony Pictures Television. Coinciding with the November 15 premiere of the show’s fourth season, The Princess’ Peach Bellini Tea presents a delicious, free-spirited cuppa inspired by The Princess of Wales’ favorite cocktail.
The Princess’ Peach Bellini Tea features a base of fine black tea blended with a delectable combination of lush natural peach, apricot, organic monk fruit, vanilla cream, and the essence of champagne. The blend serves as the fourth tea in The Republic of Tea’s beloved The Crown Tea Collection, which also includes The Queen’s Evening Tea, The Prime Minister’s Blend, and The Queen’s Afternoon Tea.
The fourth season of The Crown opens at the end of the 1970s, when the Royal Family is preoccupied with safeguarding the line of succession by finding an appropriate bride for Prince Charles (Josh O’Connor) who is still unmarried at 30. This season covers the introduction of Diana Spencer (Emma Corrin) and delves into Charles and Diana’s tumultuous marriage over the 1980s. The timeline of season four introduces the Thatcher era, following the election of Margaret Thatcher (Gillian Anderson) and explores the divisive relationship between Prime Minister and sovereign.
The Crown Teas can be enjoyed hot or cold over a glass of ice. Each collectable tin features label art from the show; The Princess’ Peach Bellini Tea showcases Princess Diana in her iconic wedding gown. The tea tin holds 36 round, gluten-free, unbleached tea bags free of tags, strings and staples, retailing for $13.50, or approximately 37 cents per cup. The Crown Tea Collection is available at www.republicoftea.com and specialty retailers across the country.
About Left Bank Pictures
Left Bank Pictures is a multi-award-winning film and television independent production company launched in 2007. Since then, the company has built up a creative team with a wealth of experience in British filmmaking and broadcasting. Working with the UK’s leading writing, directing and on-screen talent to produce bold, innovative feature films, television dramas and cutting edge comedy, Left Bank Pictures prides itself on nurturing and championing exciting new talent set to create the hits of tomorrow. In 2012 Sony Pictures Television took a majority stake in the company signaling a significant move into scripted production for Sony in the UK. Left Bank Pictures has produced major drama series for the BBC, ITV, Sky 1, WGBH and HBO/Cinemax, comedy series for E4 and motion pictures for Sony Pictures, Europacorp and Optimum Releasing. Their most recent productions were Netflix’s first ever UK-originated drama series – The Crown, The Replacement and Pls Like. Other television credits include Wallander, Mad Dogs, Outlander, Strike Back, Zen, DCI Banks and The Halcyon. Named Production Company of the Year in 2017 at the Edinburgh International Television Festival, Left Bank Pictures has been recognised at a number of other award ceremonies including the Golden Globes, Emmy Awards, BAFTAs and Royal Television Society Awards.
About Sony Pictures Television:
Sony Pictures Television (SPT) is one of the television industry’s leading content providers, producing and distributing programming worldwide in every genre and for every platform. In addition to managing one of the industry’s largest libraries of award-winning feature films, television shows and formats, SPT is home to a thriving global production business operating 21 wholly-owned or joint venture production companies in 12 countries around the world. Sony Pictures Television is a Sony Pictures Entertainment Company.
About The Republic of Tea:
The Republic of Tea enriches people’s lives through its great-tasting premium teas and herbs, education and innovation, as it emphasizes a “Sip by Sip Rather Than Gulp by Gulp” lifestyle. Founded in 1992, The Republic of Tea sparked a specialty tea revolution. Today the brand delivers an unequaled selection of the highest-quality teas, herbal blends and nature-inspired sipware at an incredible value. The Republic of Tea’s collections boast over 300 all-natural premium teas and diverse offerings which include, but are not limited to: organic SuperAdapt™ Teas, SuperDigest Tea® collection, Beautifying Botanicals®, SuperGreen Teas, Downton Abbey™ Teas, Biodynamic® Teas, organic Superfruit™ Teas, Be Active® Teas, organic SuperHerb® Teas, U-Matcha™, Single Sips®, teaware and a collection of unsweetened, premium glass-bottled iced teas crafted exclusively for fine restaurants and hotels. Further, The Republic of Tea is mindful of how its actions impact the greater community and actively supports organizations like Homeward Bound of Marin and The Women of Tea: Sri Lanka, an initiative by The Republic of Tea focused on improving nutrition, hygiene and financial literacy for the women tea workers living in Sri Lanka. The Republic of Tea also works to elevate the consciousness of sustainability; it is a member of the Ethical Tea Partnership, Upcycled Food Association, Climate Collaborative and American Herbal Products Association. Certifications include Demeter USA Certified Biodynamic, Fair Trade certification, Gluten-Free certification, Non-GMO Project verification, OU Kosher certification, and USDA Organic certification. For more information, please visit www.REPUBLICofTEA.com or call 1.800.298.4832. Follow The Republic of Tea on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.
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