Aperol Spritz, the classic recipe

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What is Aperol Spritz, the orange drink

Its unmistakably orange colour and fresh bittersweet taste brighten up every toast amongst friends. Everything else is brought to the table by the inner lighthearted mood of Aperol Spritz cocktail during spontaneous get-togethers that spark nothing but good vibes.

Aperol Spritz Official Recipe
Approved by IBA


  • 3 parts of Prosecco D.O.C. (3oz)

  • 2 parts of Aperol (2oz)
  • 1 splash of soda (1oz)
  • 1 slice of orange


  1. Place ice cubes in a stemmed wine glass.

  2. Pour 3 parts of Prosecco D.O.C. (3oz).
  3. Follow by pouring 2 parts of Aperol (2oz), and 1 ounce of soda (1oz).
  4. Garnish with a slice of orange.

Tip and Tricks

Tips & Tricks

Making the perfect Aperol Spritz is as easy as 3-2-1. That’s a ratio of 3 parts Prosecco, 2 parts Aperol, 1 part soda water. If you’re measuring, that’s 3oz Prosecco, 2oz Aperol, 1oz soda. Aperol Spritz is best served with ice, in a stemmed wine glass, garnished with a slice of orange, in good company.

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What to Eat With Aperol Spritz

The ritual born in Veneto sees the Aperol Spritz aperitivo served with some traditional snacks called “cicchetti”. Although, throughout the years Aperol Spritz cocktail became a versatile drink suitable to different types of food and moments, from a quick toast at aperitivo time to those relaxed brunches we all love to have on weekends.

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