After a trip to Italy, my dad and a friend came home and bought a bottle of Aperol. I had never tried it before then, and it was delicious! It’s an Italian alcohol made with rhubarb and other ingredients. The Aperol Spritz is a staple cocktail in Italy and it’s becoming more popular here in the U.S. With this quick and easy recipe, you can enjoy a taste of Italy at home! It’s a simple, light, and refreshing sparkling wine cocktail that is sure to please your palate.
Illustration by Erin Rogers Pickering
- 2 ounces Aperol liqueur
- 2 ounces Prosecco
- ¼ ounce club soda
- 1 orange slice - for garnish
Fill a wine glass ¾ full of ice. In the order listed, pour in each of the ingredients. Garnish with an orange slice.
**Disclaimer: Always check with alcohol manufacturers first to find out if there is any gluten used in processing.**
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