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Jun. 29 2019

7-1-19 Word On Wine Bellinis!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Word on Wine | Comments Off on 7-1-19 Word On Wine Bellinis!

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Invented in Harry’s Bar in Venice the Bellini has to be the easiest cocktail to make.  All you need is equal parts Prosecco (use a good super dry one) and peach nectar.  I made Mary two variations on the theme…I added gin to the classic cocktail and also used white grape juice instead of peach juice.  Also, using lemon helps a lot it cuts down on the sweetness and balances the cocktail!

By the way…(this is mentioned in the show) I always thought this was named for the composer Vincenzo Bellini…it’s not.  Check out the show to find out who it’s actually named for!

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Jonathan is WBJC's Program Director and host of many WBJC programs. His full bio can be read here.

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