Aperol History: Together since 1919
The history of Aperol and Aperol Spritz from the beginning.
Experimentation and Dedication
Created in 1919 by the Barbieri brothers, Luigi and Silvio, in the liqueur company of their father, Aperol is an aperitivo made from seven years of experimentation.
Aperol and Conviviality
In the immediate post-war period and in later years, Aperol became popular all over Italy, particularly with young adults gathered in cafes in Padua and traditional bars in Venice.
Welcome Aperol Spritz
In the 50’s the famous recipe that made the Aperol Spritz cocktail so popular was born. This is also the period of “Il Carosello”, the first Aperol TV commercial.
From Veneto to the World
A period of great active impulse for Aperol communication begins, gaining a more cosmopolitan and international dimension.
Aperol Spritz Revolution
Following Aperol’s acquisition by Gruppo Campari, the brand continues a strong advertising campaign behind Aperol Spritz and becomes more international. These are the years when Aperol built strong ties to consumers through art, advertising, music and lifestyle, achieving resounding success in Italy and around the world.
Aperol Spritz Vibes
The Aperol Spritz vibes reach town squares with a world record event and its vibrant and cheerful atmosphere.
100 Years of Joy
Recognised around the world for accompanying life’s magic moments. A backdrop to those shared connections between friends; spontaneous and light-hearted, meaningful and precious. Aperol raises a glass to 100 years of joyful moments. Here’s to sharing many more together!