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It’s a new drink (4)


I believe the answer is:


'drink' is the definition.
(Asti is a type of wine)

'it's a new' is the wordplay.
'new' indicates anagramming the letters.
'itsa' with letters rearranged gives 'ASTI'.

(Other definitions for asti that I've seen before include "Italian wine - (then change a letter for ...)" , "Italian 'sparkler'" , "Capital of a north-west Italian province, known for its sparking wine" , "Piedmont wine city, SE of Turin" , "Piedmontese white wine" .)

I've seen this clue in The Mirror.
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