Times range for the Apéro between 6pm and 9pm. So gather your friends before dinner, prepare some snacks, set the music low enough for a good conversation and voila, your apéro is set.
Well, it really depending on taste, traditions and where you live. You could drink anything from the wine to homemade cocktails.
The nibbles are almost as important as the drinks: delicate finger food, salmon blinis, olives, breads and pâtés, slices of cheese, saucisson.
First and foremost, you chat and mingle. Unlike some other drinking cultures we could name, French drinking traditionally centres around sociability, conversation and relaxation over partying.
Here is the perfect book to succeed in your first Apéro:
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