Aperol Spritz

Oct 30, 2011 by Gabriele Corcos

Who says Halloween is only for kids? Treat yourself to something Orange, Bubbly and Alcoholic!

APEROL was introduced in Padova, Italy in 1919, was setting trends long ahead of its time. That year, at the famed Padua Exhibition, brothers Luigi and Silvio Barbieri pioneered the revolutionary idea of a spirit with a lower alcohol content of just 11%.
Their stylish and versatile creation, APEROL, inspired a cocktail which has become the signature drink of Italy: the Aperol Spritz. Today, thanks to its vibrant color and refreshing, palate-pleasing character, the Aperol Spritz is all the rage among sophisticated drinkers worldwide.

Enjoy this year a nice trick-or-treating experience with your family and friends, make it special with a couple of glasses of this incredibly light and fun drink.


Yields: 1 drink / Prep Time: 5 minutes

  • 3 parts of Prosecco wine, well chilled
  • 2 parts of Aperol
  • Splash of Tonic water
  • Orange slices for garnish


1Add the prosecco to a glass filled with ice. Top with the Aperol and just a splash of tonic.

2Add a half-moon slice of orange to each glass, and serve with a fun straw.




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