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Vin Blanc Cassis

A drink, traditionally made by mixing chilled Aligoté (dry white wine), with a little blackcurrant liqueur. It is popular around Dijon, where it is called Kir, after Canon Félix Kir (a onetime mayor of Dijon and French resistance leader), who revitalised the blackcurrant growing industry of the area in a bid to lower unemployment.

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