The Aperol Spritz, an effervescent and visually striking cocktail, is a beloved staple of Italian aperitivo culture. Originating in the Veneto region, this iconic drink is a symphony of simplicity and balance, combining the slightly bitter, herbaceous undertones of Aperol with the refreshing effervescence of Prosecco, and a splash of soda water to round it out.
Its vibrant orange hue mirrors the hues of a Venetian sunset, and it's often garnished with a slice of orange, adding an additional citrusy note. Served in a wine glass over ice, the Aperol Spritz is not just a cocktail, but a sensorial experience. It's a delightful blend of flavors and aromas that transport you to sun-drenched terraces and lively gatherings, truly embodying the spirit of Italian conviviality.
Whether enjoyed as a pre-dinner drink or savored during a leisurely brunch, the Aperol Spritz is a testament to the joy of simple, well-made things.
Its unmistakable bright orange and fresh bittersweet taste light up your toasts and add extra joy to the moment. This is the official recipe on how to make the iconic Aperol Spritz orange drink, all you need is Prosecco and soda;
Fill a white wine glass with ice
Pour 3 parts of Prosecco D.O.C. (9cl)
Followed by 2 parts of Aperol (6cl)
And 1 splash of soda or sparkling water (3cl)
Garnish with a slice of orange
To make the perfect Aperol Spritz, any sparkling wine including champagne can be combined with Aperol, yet Aperol recommends specifically Italian Prosecco for the best aperitivo hour Italian cocktails. To find the best Italian Prosecco range, from sweet to dry, we invite you to visit our bestselling Prosecco brands for your right Aperol Spritz.
Its unique bittersweet taste derives from a secret and original recipe, that has remained authentic over time as a result of a hard work of experimentation.
An infusion of selected primary components including oranges, herbs and roots in a perfectly balanced combination. Leran more
Prosecco is a sparkling wine from Italy, produced in a region in the northeast part of Trieste. Sparkling wines produced in the Friuli Venezia Giulia and Veneto regions of Italy are known as Prosecco only. Learn more