Apéritif and Digestifs


Apéritif ( pronounced A-pear-e-teef)

These are alcoholic beverages served before a meal to open or stimulate your appetite.

Common Aperitifs:

Champagne

Vermouth

Sherry

White wines- particularly those that are light and dry

Digestif (Pronounced De-ges-teef)

These are alcoholic beverages served after a meal, with the idea of helping aid digestion.

Common Digestifs:

Amari

Brandy

Chartreuse

Grappa

Fernet Branca

Limoncello

Porto

Ouzo

Tequila

Whisky

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