January 7, 2010 

A Little Italy

Gathering with family and friends is an integral part of Italian culture. Music, conversation and delicious cocktails are often part of the picture. Including a beverage that personifies Italy when socializing is another way to connect with Italian culture. In 1945, Angelo Molinari, already a well-respected blender of wines and spirits, created what was to become one of Italy's most celebrated masterpieces -- a smooth, rich, full-bodied liqueur he proudly named Molinari Sambuca. It can be especially versatile for entertaining when mixed with seasonal ingredients to create innovative drinks. Here's a recipe to get you started.

Visit www.molinari.it for more recipes and information on Molinari Sambuca.

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