Month: March 2015

pineau: great drinks you’ve never tried

Part of JoyJournist’s “great drinks you’ve never tried” series, pineau (pronounced pee-know) is a hybrid spirit from the Poitou-Charentes region of south-western France. A combination of aged, regional wine and cognac, this aperitif is a sweet but well-balanced “Vin de Liquer” or wine liquer, similar to Port, Sherry or Marsala wine. pineau origins Residents of the …