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How to make the perfect Aperol Spritz

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From humble beginnings in little bars across Northern Italy, the Aperol Spritz ritual has spread across the continents, with people all around the globe connecting through their love of Italy’s number one cocktail. 

Light, refreshing with a unique bittersweet taste, Aperol Spritz is the perfect drink to start the evening and now you can enjoy an Aperol Spritz anywhere in the world with our official recipe. Simply bring together the people you love and make sure you’ve got enough ice and orange slices!


Aperol Spritz Ingredients

To make the perfect Aperol Spritz at home, you’ll need the following ingredients:

  • Plenty of ice
  • Aperol
  • Prosecco
  • Soda
  • An orange slice

Making the perfect Aperol Spritz is as easy as 3-2-1 – our official ratio is 3 parts prosecco (75ml), 2 parts Aperol (50ml), and 1 part soda (25ml). Ready to get mixing? We’ve broken it down for you below!

How to Make the Aperol Spritz

Step 1

Fill your large wine glass (or official Aperol Spritz glass!) with plenty of ice

Step 2

Add 3 parts Prosecco (75ml), then 2 parts Aperol (50ml)

Step 3

Add a dash of soda (25ml) and stir briefly

Step 4

Garnish with an orange slice and enjoy!

For your own Aperitivo hour you just need you favourite people, some tasty bites and the recipe above. And don’t worry if you don’t have it down by heart just yet – our recipe is also on the back of every bottle of Aperol. 

For more home entertaining inspiration, check out Aperol at Home, and if you’re wondering what to serve at your next aperitivo hour, check out our recipes section for food and drink ideas.

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