Sentence Examples


  • While some martini lovers may argue that shaking with ice "bruises" the ingredients and results in bitterness, such a flavor is not unwelcome in this mixed drink that depends on a bit of "aperitif" flavor for the distinctive aftertaste.
  • After carefully opening the bottle, serve sparkling wines as an aperitif, with appetizers, and with seafood, shellfish, white meat poultry, cream soups or bisques, and pasta with cream sauce.
  • With its balanced acidity, crisp and bright from invigorating fruit, Rochioli Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc can be enjoyed as an aperitif or throw in a Dungeness crab claw to munch on and savor.
  • Aperitif and hors d'oeuvres: A small portion of an alcoholic beverage such as Kir, Pastis, or martini is served before the meal begins, along with appetizers such as crudites or canapes.
  • The finish is bright and cheering, making the white wine a fine aperitif on a later summer evening and a good match with fish, shellfish, and chicken.