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How to Drink at Le Syndicat with Thibault Massina


Have you tried to find Le Syndicat bar on Rue Faubourg Saint Denis?  They don’t make it easy. Our guest today explains what’s going on behind all those posters and why it’s not to miss on your next trip to Paris.

I think we need to toast to the father of Thibault Massina, the Creative Director at the one and only Le Syndicat bar in the 10th arrondissement in the City of Lights. Thanks to his introduction to wine’s merits at an early-ish age, Thibault has become the wine connoisseur he is today. 

He has brought all his know-how to his role at Le Syndicat, changing up what we think of as a wine cocktail. After this episode, you might be rethinking all you know about wine in cocktails and I don’t just mean vermouth.

Our cocktail of the week is Appolin’Air. For those who might not know, Guillaume Apollinaire was one of the most famous French poets of the early 20th century – if Le Syndicat were around back then I am sure it would have been his local. I know he would have loved this cocktail, it’s hard not to.

Cocktail of the Week: Appolin’Air

An easy-to-make cocktail with only French ingredient from the award-winning bar in Paris, Le Syndicat.
Check out this recipe

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