Bond boosts cocktail sales
London, November 26:
A tiny French winery is enjoying newfound fame thanks to its inclusion in the new James Bond movie ‘Casino Royale’.
The super spy usually orders a ‘vodka martini, shaken, not stirred’. But in the new film, Daniel Craig quotes exactly from the Ian Fleming novel ordering ‘three measures of Gordon’s (gin), one of vodka, half a measure of Kina Lillet. Shake it over ice. Then add a thin slice of lemon peel’.
Since the film’s release, the maker’s of Kina Lillet, which is produced in Bordeaux, have been inundated with calls from fans eager to know more about the famous cocktail, reported contactmusic.com.