Teas to Pair with Your Favorite Movies & Shows

Posted: 02/13/2021

Happy Global Movie Day! The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences established this annual holiday as an occasion to celebrate the power movies have to reach, connect and inspire people around the world.

In celebration, The Republic of Tea is sharing our recommendations for pairing tea with your favorite movies and TV shows. Steep a delicious cup of tea and settle in to enjoy these currently streaming films and television series today.

1. Bridgerton (Netflix)

This Netflix original follows the siblings of the revered Bridgerton family as they make their debuts into the Regency era’s marriage market. Swoon over the gorgeous costumes and romantic storylines as you sip from the Bridgerton tea collection, sharing secrets over Whistledown Punch Iced Tea or sipping a spirited cup of Anthony & Kate Spiced Chai

2. The Queen’s Gambit (Netflix)

This period drama miniseries tells the coming-of-age story of Beth Harmon, an orphaned chess prodigy on a mission to become the greatest chess player in the world. Sip get smart® herb tea for memory and focus as you cheer on Beth and her friends. 

3. Enola Holmes (Netflix)

Watch as intrepid teen Enola Holmes uses her sleuthing skills to outsmart her big brother Sherlock, help a runaway lord and search for her missing mother. Set the scene by serving British Breakfast black tea, scones and finger sandwiches. 

4. Pirates of the Caribbean (Disney+)

Let your thoughts drift to the tropics as you taste the refreshingly sweet notes of ripe mango and exotic coconut in Organic Mango Coconut Water Iced Tea. You will be sailing with Captain Jack Sparrow, Will Turner and Elizabeth Swann in your imagination in no time.

5. Wine Country (Netflix)

This comedy film produced and directed by Amy Poehler follows the story of a group of friends who take a vacation to Napa Valley as a birthday getaway. Laugh along with Poehler, Tina Fey, Maya Rudolph and the rest of the cast as you enjoy flavorful Sonoma Iced Teas.

6. The Great British Baking Show (Netflix)

Searching for a soothing show to help you unwind and relax? The Great British Baking Show will transport you to the peaceful British countryside, where you will watch amateur bakers prepare all sorts of delicious treats. Satisfy your cravings with our Cuppa Cake® teas.

7. Downton Abbey (Amazon Prime)

Travel back in time to Yorkshire countryside to spend time with the aristocratic Crawley family and their servants with our exclusive Downton Abbey® teas. Each of these teas is as unique as the character that inspired them, from Lady Cora’s Evening Tea to Mrs. Patmore’s Pudding Tea.

8. James Bond Movies (Youtube & Peacock)

Take your tea like Agent 007 — shaken, not stirred — with The Republic of Tea’s Single Sips®. Simply add a packet to a bottle of water, shake and sip. Enjoy exotic flavors like matcha, turmeric and pineapple as you watch these classic films.

9. Grey’s Anatomy (Netflix)

Follow the story of Dr. Meredith Grey and her colleagues at Seattle Grace Mercy West Hospital in this medical drama. Give a nod to the namesake character by steeping Earl Greyer Black Tea.

10. Forrest Gump (Amazon Prime)

“Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.” Sip a satisfying Cuppa Chocolate Tea® as you watch this heartwarming film. With our Cuppa Chocolate Tea Assortment box, life really is like a box of chocolates.

11. The Princess Bride (Disney+)

This classic fantasy adventure film delivers a lot of laughs and quotable scenes. Enjoy the fruity and floral notes of Raspberry Rose Hibiscus tea as you watch Buttercup and Westley on their quest for love.

12. Indiana Jones (Netflix)

Each tea in our collection of SuperAdapt™ Teas features exotic ingredients from the far corners of the globe. Embark on your own journey of exploration and discovery as you follow along with the adventures of Indiana Jones.

13. Selena: The Series (Netflix)

This biographical drama details the life of iconic Mexican-American pop star Selena Quintanilla, from her early childhood to her rise to fame. Sip vibrant, ruby red Natural Hibiscus Tea as you watch Selena’s tale unfold.

14. Pride & Prejudice (Netflix)

In this adaptation of Jane Austen’s famed novel, sparks fly between the spirited Elizabeth Bennet and wealthy, single Mr. Darcy. Enjoy this classic romance as you sip a cup of elegant and aromatic Earl Greyer Vanilla Black Tea.

We hope these movie and tea pairing ideas have inspired you to make the most of Global Movie Day! As always, savor your tea sip by sip as you enjoy your film or TV show of choice.

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