Embracing the Sober Movement: Savor the Refreshing Delight of Non-Alcoholic Drinks this Summer with Lao’s Sparkling Tea

QUEBEC,  June 13th, 2023

By Kim Décary

Summertime is synonymous with vibrant social gatherings, joyful celebrations, and endless opportunities to unwind and savor life’s simple pleasures. Traditionally, alcoholic beverages have played a central role in such occasions. However, as the sober movement gains momentum, an increasing number of individuals are seeking delightful non-alcoholic alternatives that allow them to fully participate in the merriment without compromising their commitment to a alcohol-free lifestyle. Lao’s Sparkling Tea emerges as an ideal companion, offering a sparkling, refreshing experience akin to champagne or sparkling wine but without a trace of alcohol. In this blog post, we will explore the rise of the sober movement, the demand for non-alcoholic drinks in Canada, and the unique qualities of Lao’s Sparkling Tea, tailored specifically for festivities.

Embracing Sobriety: The Rise of the Sober Movement

In recent years, a profound cultural shift has taken place, challenging the traditional notion that alcohol is an indispensable component of social gatherings. The sober movement advocates for a healthier, more conscious approach to alcohol consumption, encouraging individuals to explore alternatives that provide similar enjoyment and social connection without the negative effects of alcohol. The movement has gained significant traction across Canada, with many people embracing sobriety or opting for reduced alcohol intake as a means of improving their overall well-being. This shift has given rise to a vibrant market of non-alcoholic drinks that cater to diverse tastes and preferences.


Summertime in Canada is characterized by lively barbecues, picnics in the park, and unforgettable gatherings with friends and family. While alcoholic beverages have long been a fixture of these occasions, the increasing popularity of non-alcoholic alternatives has breathed new life into summer celebrations. People now have the opportunity to embrace sobriety while still indulging in flavorful, refreshing beverages that enhance their enjoyment of the season. Whether it’s a sunny afternoon spent picnicking in the countryside or a sophisticated evening soirée, the demand for non-alcoholic options has paved the way for innovative and exquisite beverages that cater to all palates.


Lao Kombucha, a pioneering company in the world of non-alcoholic beverages, has crafted an exceptional creation designed to tantalize taste buds and invigorate summer gatherings—Sparkling Tea. This extraordinary beverage offers a symphony of flavors that rival those found in traditional alcoholic drinks, without any traces of alcohol. With its effervescent bubbles, aromatic notes, and harmonious blend of high-quality tea, Lao’s Sparkling Tea is the ideal companion for all your summer escapades


Lao’s Sparkling Tea, made with the most premium tea from japan (Gyokuro), transcends the boundaries of conventional non-alcoholic beverages, delivering a taste experience that mirrors the sophistication and elegance of sparkling wine and champagne. Crafted with care and precision, each bottle of Sparkling Tea is a testament to Lao’s commitment to quality and flavor. From the first sip, the delicate effervescence delights the senses, while the complex blend of organic ingredients offers a refreshing burst of flavor.

Sparkling Tea, gyokuro okabe, 750ml bottle, alcohol free, quebec
Sparkling Tea, gyokuro okabe, 750ml bottle, alcohol free, quebec


One of the joys of summer gatherings lies in the art of pairing beverages with delicious culinary creations. Lao’s Sparkling Tea effortlessly complements a variety of summer foods, enhancing the overall dining experience. Whether you’re savoring grilled vegetables at a barbecue, indulging in a picnic spread of artisanal cheeses and fresh fruits, or enjoying a seafood feast by the seaside, the Sparkling Tea’s versatility shines through. Its crispness, delicate sweetness, and vibrant aromas elevate the flavors of the accompanying dishes, making each bite a symphony of taste.

As the sober movement continues to reshape the way we approach social gatherings and celebrations, non-alcoholic alternatives like Lao’s Sparkling Tea have become indispensable companions for those seeking a joyful, alcohol-free experience. With its enticing flavors, effervescent charm, and remarkable versatility, Sparkling Tea – Gyokuro Okabe – allows individuals to savor the vibrant essence of summer while embracing a conscious and healthier lifestyle.

This summer revel in delightful moments and create lasting memories without compromising on taste or enjoyment with Lao’s Sparkling Tea!

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