Aperol is one of the most popular apéritifs in Italy. Aperol #1 Spirit in Italy (Source IWSR: volumes 2016)]. It is characterised by its bright orange colour and its unique taste – which is attributed to its secret recipe, having remained unchanged since its inception – including infusions of selected ingredients such as high-quality fruits including orange, rhubarb and many other herbs and roots, each in their perfect proportions. Aperol Spritz, its signature drink, is lively in evoking the Italian lifestyle, from the apéritif hour to an evening spent in the piazza (square). Sunny and best enjoyed with friends, its unique taste is deliciously Italian yet oozes international appeal.
Aperol Spritz is one of the most widely consumed cocktails in Italy. It is made by mixing two parts Aperol with three parts prosecco and one part soda in a wine glass filled with ice and garnished with a slice of orange; light, sparkling and refreshing, Aperol Spritz is the ideal drink for every social occasion. It can be enjoyed before lunch or dinner as a true Italian apéritif, as a lighter option at an after-work get-together with colleagues and friends or as an accompaniment with food. Aperol Spritz has fast become a cult drink outside of Italy, extending to neighbouring European countries and even cross-continent.