How To Make An Aperol Spritz

How To Make An Aperol Spritz

It's become as ubiquitous as a gin and tonic, Pimm's or a glass of crisp rosé - the Aperol Spritz has firmly earned a place in the summer drinks menu (and even has devoted year-round fans!). But if you've never had one, what exactly is it and, more importantly, how do you make an Aperol Spritz at home?

It's the perfect drink to serve at your next bbq or summer party and we're happy to report, that it's so easy to whip up this delicious, sparkling cocktail. We have a foolproof Aperol Spritz recipe for you to try below and, even better, you can get all the key ingredients in just a couple of clicks with our Aperol Spritz kit! 

What is Aperol, exactly? 

Created in Padova in 1919, Aperol is an Italian apéritif. Its ingredients include orange and rhubarb root which give it a distinctive bitter-sweet flavour. A long-time favourite among Italians as a pre-dinner drink, it now has a firm fanbase around the world. 


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What are the ingredients in an Aperol Spritz?

It's a simple mix of just three main ingredients - Prosecco, soda and, of course, Aperol along with plenty of ice and fresh orange slices.  You can get all your Aperol Spritz essentials in just a few clicks thanks to our handy Aperol & Montelvini Prosecco kit, e33, which contains a bottle of Aperol some Prosecco. Just add ice and a slice of orange!  

How do you make it?

This is one cocktail that looks impressive but is actually so easy - and quick - to make. Check out the simple recipe below - the measurements can be scaled up if you're serving a group of people. 

The Perfect Aperol Spritz Recipe:



  1. Fill a large wine glass with plenty of ice
  2. Add 3 parts Prosecco (75ml), then 2 parts Aperol (50ml)
  3. Add a dash of soda (25ml) and stir
  4. For a finishing touch, garnish with an all-important orange slice and that's it!

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