Together Since 1919
The history of Aperol and Aperol Spritz from the beginning.
Experimentation and Dedication
Aperol was created in 1919 through the collaborative efforts of the Barbieri brothers, Luigi and Silvio, within their father’s liqueur company. This renowned aperitivo was crafted through seven years of dedicated experimentation.
Aperol and Conviviality
In the immediate post-war period and in later years, Aperol became popular all over Italy, particularly with the people who gathered in cafes in Padua and traditional bars in Venice.
Welcome Aperol Spritz
In the 50’s the famous recipe that made Aperol Spritz cocktail so popular was born. This is also the period of “Il Carosello”, Aperol’s first TV commercial.
From Veneto to the World
An exciting new era begins for Aperol, as it gains cosmopolitan and international recognition.
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 builds 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!
The sun is out. The music is on. The air is light with laughter. It’s aperitivo time. The measures are poured. The stirrer swirls. The ice jangles. The vibrant color settles. Your Aperol moment is ready. Aperol advertising has always been about enjoyment served anywhere the company’s fun and the vibe’s upbeat. Where friends are brought together and connections of a lifetime are made. Join the joy.