Salem limoncello maker branches out with new line of Italian margaritas

Apr 10, 2018 551

BY: MICHAEL COUSINEAU

Family backyard get-togethers over drinks inspired the launch of Fabrizia Spirits' Italian Margaritas. Phil Mastrioanni credits his sister's "Jenna-Ritas" - a combination of lemonade, tequila and Fabrizia's own limoncello - for inspiring the company's margaritas, which debuted in 2015."What she made is the same recipe," he said last week. "We didn't really change anything."

Following a pilot program last year, the nearly 10-year-old company started widespread canning of the all-natural margarita product last week. "The format of a to-go can is very popular," said Mastrioanni, who owns the business with his brother, Nick. Last year, Fabrizia sold 130,000 bottles of limoncello and Italian margaritas in about 15 states.

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SOURCE: http://www.unionleader.com

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