wine, aperitif Slightly bitter‐tasting fortified wines drunk before meals; types of vermouth, including (trade names) Amer Picon, Bonal, Byrrh, Campari, Dubonnet, Fernet‐Branca, Martini, Saint Raphaël. Made from red or white wine fortified with spirit and flavoured with herbs and quinine. They contain 15–25% alcohol by volume, 5–10% sugars, 75–130 kcal (320–550 kJ) per 100 mL.
aperitif wines See wine, aperitif.
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