We first heard about verjus from a bartender at one of the best bars in San Francisco. “Trust me,” he said. “Verjus is the secret!”

Verjus is shockingly simple and remarkably powerful. Made of just one ingredient—tart, unripe grapes, pressed into a golden liquid—it adds amazing flavor and complexity to any non-alcoholic drink. 

After tasting it for ourselves, we knew our bartender friend was onto something. It’s now the cornerstone ingredient in Kally. Here’s a little more about our relationship with this magic ingredient.