Make your aperitivo alcohol-free! Here are 5 tips on how to pair some must-try mocktails with our Italian cold cuts.

Can you think of a nice charcuterie board without a drink on the side?  Of course not.  Drink pairing is the art of taking the already sensational food experience to the next level. The right cocktail can cut through the fattiness of a dish, refresh your palate, and add flavor to what you’re tasting.

However, there is a real fear of missing out on fine dining when you choose not to drink alcohol.  Choosing to have an alcohol-free dining experience doesn’t have to prevent you from enjoying food especially when you have the chance to try Mocktails -the alcohol-free alternative of your favorite drinks. They’re flavorful and refreshing and can be as good, if not better, than their classic version.

Here are 5 suggestions on how to match some delicious mocktails with your favorite cold cuts. Next time you host a party, you’ll know without a shadow of a doubt how to make everyone enjoy a good non-alcoholic drink paired with tasty food!

Pair this sparkling and fruity mocktail with the slightly smoked aroma of our Prosciutto Arrosto. A recipe we highly recommend trying is the  Italian burrito with roasted ham.

Try a refreshing, non-alcoholic mojito cocktail recipe without the usual rum to create a booze-free blend for parties. After a sip of this virgin mojito let a thin slice of our Pancetta melt in your mouth, you won’t regret it!

This spin on the mint-and-lime classic contains delicious pomegranate juice which makes the drink rather sweet. Combine it with Prosciutto Italiano to create the perfect balance between sweet and savory.

Tea, lemon juice, marmalade, and honey: a refreshing solution for your aperitivo. Serve it with Polenta tartlets with salami and smoked scamorza cheese, a finger food that will make your fall-themed happy hour unforgettable!

This mocktail has a very strong and spicy flavor that washes off the fattiness of the  classic staple of all  Italian charcuterie boards:  Mortadella.

Impress your guests with some original alcohol-free drinks and match them with your favorite cold cuts!

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