How to Pronounce popular Drink Names Correctly

Everyone of us have been through this situation where you always wanted to order a drink at your favourite bar but hesitate to go there to avoid that awkward situation where your lady love may laugh after you called the Champagne (shawm-pine) as Champ-ane and you felt so bad. As soon as you hear what she would like to drink the name haunts you in your head hundred times with how to pronounce the drink correctly, before you actually blurt it to bartender and still sometimes it goes wrong. That’s really embarrassing, isn’t it ? I know its an option where you can just point the thing out on the menu, it is always better to know how to say it out confidently. Next time you go to a bar, save yourself from the embarrassment while ordering these hard to pronounce drinks by going through this blog. Thank god, now we have a chance to learn to pronounce popular drink names correctly.


Pronounciation: Boule`var`dier

A popular cocktail that replaces negroni’s gin with Boubon whisky which has both sweet,bitter and smooth taste.This is an obviously heavier, fuller flavored drink, due to swapping whiskey for gin. Click below for its correct pronunciation.


2. Chenin Blanc

Pronunciation: shen-in Blahnk

Chenin Blanc is a highly versatile white grape variety which styles ranges from dry to exceedingly sweet, with flavors and aromas of green apple, citrus, stone fruit, honey and minerals. Lets see how to pronounce this popular drink name correctly

3. Merlot

Pronunciation: Mer- Loh
Merlot, which in French means The Little Blackbird, is the second most popular red grape in America known for being soft, ripe and elegant, most Merlots are easy drinking reds that go well both with food as well as on their own.

4. weihenstephaner Beer

Pronunciation: VY- en-shteh-fah-nur
A Bavarian wheat beer, Weihenstephan hs got the title of world’s Best Beer from the World Beer Awards 2011 in England. All the beer lovers might have mispronouncing the name. Here’s the right one.

5. Cynar

Pronunciation: Chee-NAHR
Cynar is an Italian bitter liqueur made from 13 herbs and plants. Predominant amongst these is the artichoke, from which the drink derives its name but let me clear it doesn’t taste like artichoke. It’s dark brown in color with a bitter-sweet flavour. Lets see how it sounds


Pronunciation: KWAN- troh
Cointreau is a premium French liqueur that was established in 1849 and created from a perfect balance of sweet and bitter orange peel. The unique character and flavour ensure that it is at the heart of the finest classic cocktails, from a zesty Margarita to an elegant White Lady. Enjoye This refreshing long drink topped with soda and a squeeze of lime with its correct sound name.

7. Cognac

Pronunciation: Koh- Nyak
French call it a drink made from water of life, This velvety spirit is the most famous variety of brandy and is named for the area in France where it must be produced.

8. Glenfiddich

Pronunciation: Glen-Fiddikh
Glenfiddich is one of the few single malt distilleries to remain entirely family owned and is now the World’s Most Awarded Single Malt* Scotch Whisky.

9.Espresso coffee

Yes, its too hitting the mispronunciation list 90% of the crowd calls it as expresso. Also called ‘Shot’,Espresso coffee is often blended from several roasts and varietals to form a bold – not bitter flavor. It bitter but bot so bitter and smooth but just how much required.

10. Latte

Commonly mispronounced as Lette,In Italian “latte” is milk and caffè latte refers to coffee and milk.
which is one of my favourite drink too.

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