[doo-buh-ney, dyoo-]
Dubonnet is a wine-based aperitif similar to Buckfast Tonic Wine. It is based on wine and herbs, with fermentation being stopped by the addition of alcohol.

Dubonnet was first sold in 1846 by Joseph Dubonnet The brand-name Dubonnet was taken over by Pernod Ricard in 1976. It was re-popularised in late 1970s by an advertising campaign starring Pia Zadora.

Dubonnet is commonly mixed with lemonade or bitter lemon, and forms part of many cocktails. Reputedly it is the preferred beverage of:

Dubonnet is now available in both Rouge and Blanc varieties.

"With its rich ruby color, spicy aroma and refreshing flavors, Dubonnet embodies the best of the aperitif category.” - Dale DeGroff (master mixologist)

Cocktails including Dubonnet

  • Apple Dubonnet
  • Bentley
  • Dubonnet Cassis
  • Dubonnet Cocktail
  • Dubonnet Fizz
  • Dubonnet Helado
  • Dubonnet Highball
  • Dubonnet Kiss
  • Dubonnet Manhattan
  • Dubonnet Negroni
  • Dubonnet Royal
  • Opera Cocktail
  • Red Moonlight
  • Rum Dubonnet
  • Savoy Hotel Special
  • Mummy Love

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