As we embrace the tradition of Dry January—a month-long break from alcohol—it's an excellent opportunity to explore non-alcoholic alternatives while supporting diversely-owned brands that offer innovative, alcohol-free beverages. In this blog, we'll introduce you to five diversely-owned brands to consider during your Dry January journey, each with a unique background and commitment to crafting exceptional, alcohol-free drinks.
A Dry January Journey with Diverse and Delicious Non-Alcoholic Brand Choices
As Dry January gains momentum as an annual tradition, many individuals are looking for alcohol-free alternatives that not only satisfy their taste buds but also align with their values. Fortunately, the world of non-alcoholic beverages is experiencing a renaissance, and diversely-owned brands are at the forefront of this movement.
From LGBTQ+-owned to Black woman and Black-owned businesses, these brands offer delicious options that not only elevate your Dry January experience but also support minority entrepreneurs and celebrate diversity within the industry.
Woodnose Non-Alcoholic Drinks
Woodnose is a company dedicated to crafting high-quality, non-alcoholic beverages with a twist. Founded by LGBTQ+ entrepreneurs, their products are inspired by global flavors and made from premium ingredients. Whether you're in the mood for a spicy ginger beer or a refreshing botanical infusion, Woodnose offers a range of exciting options for your Dry January journey.
2048 Non-Alcoholic Wine Shop
2048 Non-Alcoholic Wine Shop is a boutique wine store that specializes in alcohol-free wine options. Founded by a Black woman entrepreneur, their carefully curated selection includes a variety of non-alcoholic wines from different regions and grape varieties. Explore their collection and discover delicious alcohol-free alternatives to traditional wines.
Brooklyn Brewed Sorrel
Sorrel is a traditional Caribbean beverage known for its rich, hibiscus-infused flavors. Brooklyn Brewed Sorrel, owned by a Black woman entrepreneur, brings this classic drink to the forefront. Their handcrafted, non-alcoholic sorrel beverages are made with organic ingredients and are a perfect choice for those looking to enjoy a unique and culturally rich beverage during Dry January.
Sapiens is a Black-owned brand that embraces the philosophy of "conscious drinking." Their non-alcoholic spirits are crafted with a focus on sustainability and ethical sourcing. Sapiens offers a variety of alcohol-free options, from gin alternatives to herbal aperitifs, ensuring that you can enjoy a sophisticated drinking experience without the alcohol.
Sena Wines is a Black-owned brand that specializes in crafting high-quality, non-alcoholic wines. Their alcohol-free wines are made from carefully selected grapes, preserving the authentic flavors of traditional wines without the alcohol content. Whether you're a wine enthusiast or just looking for a delightful beverage, Sena Wines offers a range of options to explore.
Choosing to support these diversely-owned brands during Dry January not only allows you to enjoy unique and innovative beverages but also contributes to the empowerment of minority entrepreneurs and communities. These brands bring diverse perspectives, cultural influences, and a strong commitment to quality to the world of non-alcoholic drinks, enriching our choices and promoting inclusivity in the industry.
As you embark on your Dry January journey, consider exploring the offerings of these diversely-owned brands. Whether you're craving the spicy kick of ginger beer, the richness of non-alcoholic wine, or the unique flavors of Caribbean sorrel, there are exciting alternatives waiting to be discovered. By supporting these brands, you not only prioritize your well-being but also celebrate diversity, promote inclusivity, and contribute to a more inclusive and vibrant industry. Cheers to a Dry January filled with delicious, alcohol-free options!
Because Diversity is the taste of life®!
Remember to enjoy responsibly!