The Aperol Spritz, a wine-based cocktail, is citrusy, light and perfect for helping to create a lively dinner atmosphere. Aperol was invented by the Barbieri brothers in Padova in 1919, and the Spritz became an en vogue option for women looking for a low-alcohol cocktail. The Aperol Spritz has seen a resurgence in Italy where the bubbly drink is most enjoyed during the apertivo hour. Enjoy a glass before a fantastic Italian meal.
- 3 ounces of Aperol
- 2 ounces of sparkling dry wine (like Prosecco)
- 1 ounce of seltzer water
- Orange slice for garnish
HOW TO MAKE:
- Fill a wine or lager glass with ice.
- Add the Aperol, Prosecco and sparkling water and stir until well chilled.
- Garnish with a slice of orange and serve immediately.