Bevy of Brand-New Beverages

Introducing Avocado Leaf Tea, Caffeine Water, and Sustainable-Minded Sparkles from New Zealand

Newly released wine, beer, and booze grab the most headlines around these parts, but Santa Barbara is currently a hub of nonalcoholic beverage creation as well. Here are three new drinks to check out.

The Avocado Tea Company’s Leafy Dreams: Founder Andrew Quine finds use for otherwise overlooked avocado leaves.

Sparrow Caffeine Water: Cole McKussic combines health consciousness with caffeine buzz into sparking beverage.

Kopu Water’s Sparkling Sustainability: Founders Justin and Mindy Mahy bring New Zealand water stateside in reusable bottles.


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