In anticipation of the upcoming “Downton Abbey” movie, The Republic of Tea, Novato, Calif., announced new limited-edition Downton Abbey Movie Teas, which are available for purchase beginning Aug. 1. The flavors are inspired by the award-winning TV series’ characters, bringing to life the drama, relationships and intriguing personalities of the Crawley household, the company says.
- Lord and Lady Grantham’s Tea – the combination of traditional black tea and rich, fragrant spices, giving off sweet cinnamon and clove aromas;
- Violet and Mary’s Tea – the combination of ginger, orange bergamot, mint and lemon thyme;
- The Bates’ Tea – the combination of traditional flavors of plum pudding (baked fruit and spices) with virtuous flavors of vanilla in a black tea base.
The new tea tins are available through the company’s website, republicoftea.com, and have a suggested retail price of $12.50 for each tin.