Nocino Liqueur de Noix Green Walnuts
David Scott AllenDrinksProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Turning Green Walnuts into Nocino, Liqueur de Noix

In France and Italy, June is the month for making a fortified wine with green walnuts – Liqueur de Noix (French) or Nocino (Italian). Intended as a digestive, this drink is strong at roughly 30% alcohol. The sweeter, and less alcoholic, version is called vin de noix. The vin de noix is served either as an aperitif (like a sherry) or as an after-dinner drink.

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Vin de Noix
Ashley TinkerTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Vin de Noix – Fête de la St Jean

Contributor blog post by: Ashley Tinker June 24th, Saint John’s day, is the traditional time in Provence to pick green walnuts for walnut wine. Yes, it is a specific day but if you manage to find some new walnuts on the ground during the next couple weeks- your walnut wine …

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