Aperol Spritz, Toasting together since 1919
Grab your friends and start your evening the Italian way with an Aperol Spritz. Whether you’re celebrating something special or simply toasting to 5pm, say salute with Italy’s #1 cocktail.
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THE BIRTH OF AN ITALIAN LEGEND
The story of Italy’s favourite cocktail begins over 100 years ago, when the Barbieri Brothers unveiled a new aperitivo at the Padua International Fair in 1919. Inspired by the drinks they’d enjoyed in France, they named it Aperol, from the French word for aperitivo, ‘apero’. With its iconic orange hue and unique, refreshing flavour, the Aperol Spritz quickly became the drink of choice for groups of friends gathering together in the early evening.