Aperol Spritz
Venetian Aperol Spritz
Prep Time
5 mins
Total Time
5 mins
Wonderfully refreshing on a hot summers day, the Aperol Spritz is a Venetian classic. Serve over ice with a slice of orange and an olive.
Course: Alcoholic Drink, Drink
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: aperol cocktail, aperol drink, aperol spritz, campari cocktail, campari drink, campari spritz, spritz
Servings: 1 serving
Author: Jane Saunders
  • 40 ml Aperol or Campari or Cynar
  • 60 ml Prosecco
  • 20 ml Soda water
  • 1 slice Orange or lemon
  • 1 Large green olive (see notes)
  • Ice cubes
  1. Put a handful of ice cubes into a large wine glass or tumbler
  2. Pour the Aperol/ Campari/ Cynar over the ice
  3. Top up with Processo and soda water
  4. Skewer an olive onto a long cocktail stick add to the glass and stir briefly
  5. Garnish with the orange or lemon
Recipe Notes

1. Choose olives preserved in brine rather than oil - otherwise you'll end up with an oily drink. 2. I found Queen Olives at my local Waitrose - they are the biggest I've seen in the UK