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apéritif

(ă-pĕr″ĭ-tēf′) [L. aperire, to open]
An alcoholic beverage, such as wine, taken before a meal to stimulate the appetite.

aperitif (·perˈ··tēfˑ),

n an appetite stimulant. Also called
aperitive.
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But the rules are flexible enough to allow eateries like Lila to offer low-proof aperitifs, vermouths and liqueurs.
Whether or not the aperitif undergoes a true rebirth in America, this may very well be, like the title of Luis Bun uel's classic 1930 film, "The Golden Age" of Aperol--a phenomenon that would hopefully cure Bunuel's long depression.
The sparkling version has a balance of fruit and crispness that makes it a wonderful aperitif.
The result is a delightful wine which works well as an aperitif and especially with fish.
Pastis" is actually a generic term for a group of anise-flavored spirits most often used as an aperitif, found under the brand names of Ricard, 51, Duval, Berger and others.
Heaven Hill's portfolio includes brands such as: The Christian Brothers Brandies, Evan Williams Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, Hpnotiq Liqueur, Whaler's Rum, Burnett's Gin and Vodkas, Dubonnet Aperitif, Pama Pomegranate Liqueur, Agua Luca Brazilian Rum Cachaca among others.
NOTE: Lillet Blanc, an aperitif, is available at Beverages & More locations in Canoga Park, Van Nuys, Valencia, Thousand Oaks (and other locations); and Wally's in West Los Angeles.
The tapas range is an ambient line of five different fish based dishes that are perfect with an aperitif or as a light meal.
Wine consulting and wine supply for aperitif and celebrations whether in our location, in yours or in your company with delicious delights suitable perfectly to your wines.
What a spiritual aperitif preceding the many rich courses of family joy shared that day.
Clark's exhaustive socioeconomic analysis of the continually confounding picture as an aperitif.
u Italy - Campari is the country's favourite aperitif.