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- I like to have two types of bubbles to hand at Christmas: a cheapie for Buck's fizz and impromptu parties and a decent Champagne to drink as an aperitif before lunch.
- It is a very dry wine best drunk as an aperitif, and served slightly chilled.
- Whiskey, aperitifs and wine were on hand, with some local beer thrown in for good measure.
- Sekt in Gemany and Austria is largely made from Riesling, yielding fruit-driven and light wines that are terrific aperitifs.
- More like a liqueur than an aperitif (although it is deceptively sweet), only the unwary would approach it with abandon.
- Old and new world wines complement dinner, and aperitifs and after-dinner drinks are served in the airy drawing room beside the turf fires.
- With 12.5 per cent alcohol, this pleasing white works best as an aperitif and without food.
- Take advantage of that moment and suggest an aperitif in the form of a sparkling wine.
- It would also double as an aperitif if you don't like sparkling wines.
- And various experiments have shown that drinking an aperitif increases both the time spent eating and the number of calories consumed at a sitting.
- Start off your meal with an aperitif in the spacious rear courtyard of the renovated French villa, which attracts a mixture of expats and locals prowling for a break from street corner fare.
- After an aperitif of homemade orange vodka, a little organic wine is drunk and everyone is in high spirits.
- Slip off your shoes when you get home, fling open the windows, pour an aperitif and cook something that makes you feel as if you are in a buzzy tapas bar, on the deck of a yacht or on the terrace of a French café.
- With a champagne aperitif, a modest bottle of wine and liqueurs, a family of four could spend well in excess of £600.
- Don't be put off by the burnt, sharp aroma - this has a light, peppery, slightly sweet taste and makes a fine aperitif.
- Sipping an unhurried aperitif, the menu not only makes your mouth water, it brings tears of joy to the eyes.
- After aperitifs - sherry for Vicky and white port for me - we were brought what was described as ‘celery cappuccino’.
- In fact, they were right in keeping with the decor of whitewashed walls and a jumble of French posters advertising long-forgotten wines and aperitifs.
- The dinner was progressing slowly, almost formally, with aperitifs, appetizers, and now soups.
- We settled back in the covered patio area and had a cocktail as an aperitif, while perusing the menu.