TypeWines used in mixed drinks
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Generic for sweetened fortified aperitif wines containing quinine (thus "quinquina") and spices. The major brands are: Byrrh, Dubonnet, Lillet, and St. Raphael. The quinine is the bitter constituent which promotes production of digestive enzymes and, therefore, appetite.
Generally available. Produced and sold in France. Distributed world-wide. Available for on-line ordering in some markets.
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