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The King’s Speech and PG Tips Share the Best of Britain

Friday, February 25th 2011 @ 7:36 PM

Host an Oscar Night Tea Party and Share in the Best of Britain


(Santa Barbara, CA)  – With 12 Oscar nominations, “The King’s Speech” is counted among the most nominated films of all time. This engaging biopic of England’s George VI and his struggle to conquer a debilitating stammer has become the film to beat on Oscar night; and Colin Firth is now the favorite to win best actor for his critically acclaimed portrayal of the heir to the throne. Don’t get caught in your party dress without the hottest drink in town! Gather your friends, pop on the kettle and share a cup of PG Tips,(www.pgtipsusa.com) England’s #1 robust and flavorful black tea that will keep you happily sipping through the countdown to “The King’s Speech” Oscar win on February 27th.


Tea Time!

Tea parties are not new in the United States, but they have been lost a bit in the hustle-bustle of our busy lives. Traditionally “teas” reinforce social bonds and signify important events in daily life. That’s why the 83rd Academy Awards is a perfect opportunity to bring back the British tradition of tea time, on a night when even Oscar himself might stand at-ease for a steaming cup of flavorful PG Tips. Known the world over for their delicious and health-boosting teas, PG tips reinforces black tea as a cultural cornerstone in the U.K. 


Kingly Company

Only the best get in the door at the Academy Awards. Obviously, since PG Tips is the ONLY tea in the green room at the Oscars. England’s #1 black tea has jumped the pond to become America’s choice for a refreshing and health boosting “cuppa”, from everyday sipping to Hollywood’s biggest night. Harvested from plants grown in Ceylon and Kenya, PG tips picks only the top two most flavorful leaves and bud of the tea plant to ensure a tasty and statue-worthy cup of black tea.


Sip and Snap

Host your own PG Tips Oscar party and you could win! Snap a photo of your tea party with PG Tips center stage, submit to the PG Tips USA website and you could win a PG Tips scarf. Raise your pinky and raise your cup to nominated favorite “The King’s Speech”, and share the best of Britain on Oscar’s brightest night.


About PG tips Tea

Established in 1930, and recognized as England’s tea of choice, PG tips tea is made from high quality, top tier tea leaves, allowed to dry and ferment, resulting in the dark brown color and signature earthy taste at the heart of the PG tips tea experience. Sold in distinctive signature pyramid bags that give the tea leaves room to breathe, much like loose tea in a kettle, PG tips’ tea bag design produces exceptionally flavorful and refreshing tea. PG tips tea is made from a natural blend of single estate teas from around the world. Employing thousands of disadvantaged workers from areas like East Africa, PG tips has always concerned themselves with the treatment, conditions, and livelihood of those who make PG tips possible. Through donations and support, PG tips is committed to improving conditions abroad and ensuring that the tea on consumer shelves is of exceptional taste, quality, and integrity.

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