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spritzer

In Germany common name for a mixture of wine with soda or Mineral water, It derives from the popular toast from a French officer stationed at the beginning of the 19th century in Germany (Würzburg). In front of every glass he used to say "Toujour l'amour", which roughly means "love every day". This then became the corruption "Schorlemorle" and later the short form "Schorle". In Austria, such a drink as injected (mundlich G'spritzter, splashes) or mixture designated. See more drinks below wine-based drinks. wine mixed drinks and special wines,

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