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Aperol Spritz Recipe for a Taste of Italian Summer in a Glass Wherever You Are. Copyright © 2019 Terence Carter / Grantourismo. All Rights Reserved.
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Aperol Spritz Recipe

This classic Aperol spritz recipe makes the original Aperol spritz, a bittersweet Italian aperitif sipped all over Italy, famously in Venice, especially in the summertime. It’s a taste of sunny summers in Italy in a glass that will brighten any day. It's the perfect drink to sip right now wherever you may be.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Cocktail
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 1 Cocktail
Calories: 172kcal
Author: Lara Dunston


  • Ice cubes
  • 60 ml chilled dry Prosecco or dry sparkling wine
  • 40 ml Aperol
  • 1 splash soda water or sparkling water
  • 1 orange slice to garnish


  • Fill your wine glass with ice cubes.
  • Pour in the dry Prosecco or dry sparkling wine.
  • Pour in the Aperol.
  • Top up the glass with soda water or sparkling water, then stir.
  • Garnish with a half orange slice and serve.


Calories: 172kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 11mg | Potassium: 132mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin C: 7mg | Iron: 1mg