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  • n  alcoholic beverage taken before a meal as an appetizer

  • From the first sip of the proffered aperitif at El Bulli a frozen gin with hot lemon fizz you know you're in for something different.
  • Paul du Bonnet, distiller, sportsman, scion of the du Bonnets whose aperitif advertisements plaster every other billboard in France; by the onetime Christine Coty, daughter of .
  • Recommending the Montes Reserve Sauvignon Blanc 2005 Casablanca Valley from Chile, she describes it as "quintessentially an aperitif, but if you were to drink it with a well .
News & Articles

  • Rome cracks down on cafe tables overflowing historic piazzas
    Dear to the hearts of tourists visiting Rome are its picturesque piazzas dotted with cafés and restaurants, charming spots where they can enjoy a coffee or aperitif while taking in the architecture and local culture. But the five main piazzas in the city's historical center are overflowing with tables, city officials say, causing them to crack down and establish quotas for how many tables each ...
    June 13, 2013 - NBC NEWS
  • Rome cracks down on cafe tables crowding historic piazzas
    Dear to the hearts of tourists visiting Rome are its picturesque piazzas dotted with cafés and restaurants, charming spots where they can enjoy a coffee or aperitif while taking in the architecture and local culture.But the five main piazzas in the city's historical center are overflowing with tables, city officials say, causing them to crack down and establish quotas for how many tables each ...
    June 13, 2013 - NBC NEWS
  • Lightning struck Salt Lake City clock tower, à la ‘Back to the Future’
    Lightning struck Salt Lake City clock tower, à la ‘Back to the Future’ by Christopher Smart The Salt Lake Tribune Published Jun 12, 2013 03:00PM MDT Cocktail drinkers have a saying that goes something like this: “It’s 5 o’clock somewhere.” Those who want an early afternoon aperitif might choose a bar or saloon near Salt Lake City Hall, 451 S. State, where they can simply point to the clocks atop ...
    June 12, 2013 - The Salt Lake Tribune
Quotes

  • Francis Bacon in AFP
    Shortly before his death in 1992, Bacon described the drama of bullfighting as "about death in the sunlight" and "like boxing -- a marvelous aperitif of sex."
  • Andy Warhol in Adweek
    Martini & Rossi was ahead of the curve when they identified Warhol's talents in 1956 and they are once again ahead of the curve with this campaign that redefines vermouth and the art of the aperitif,Michael Hermann, director of licensing, at...
  • Stefano in Los Angeles Times
    Prosecco is more an aperitif than a serious wine like a Champagne would be,says Stefano Ongaro, co-owner of All'Angelo on Melrose Boulevard. "It is a perfect way to start a meal with that symbolic 'Cin-cin' ['Cheers'] that welcomes all...

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