Lillet is a premium aperitif created in 1872 and prepared in the wine cellars of Podensac, a small village south of Bordeaux. Lillet comes from a subtle blend of wine and fruit infusions prepared by the cellar master using methods passed down since the 19th century.

History and Know-how

This classic French wine-based aperitif is deliciously refreshing all on its own – either served chilled with a twist of orange, or poured over ice with a splash of soda water. It also pairs nicely with vodka and gin, giving a dash of zesty, bittersweet citrus flavour to summer cocktails.

1872 - The brothers Raymond and Paul Lillet founded Maison Lillet in Podensac, a small village located in the South of Bordeaux.

1930’s - The Anglo-Saxon market took off because of Lillet Dry introduction. Really appreciated served with Gin or in cocktails, it inspired the famous James Bond cocktail!

Lillet range