Aperol Spritz

Chill out with this hot little Mediterranean favourite 

The Italians call it ‘sunshine in a glass’. So, what better cocktail for the perfect summer drink than Aperol Spritz? This Mediterranean favourite is a combination of Aperol, sparkling wine and soda water. Hot stuff… but, as always, be sure you chill out by drinking responsibly.


  • Handful of ice
  • 50ml/2fl oz Aperol
  • 100ml/3½fl oz of sparkling wine (such as Prosecco)
  • 25ml/1fl oz soda water
  • Orange slices, to garnish (optional)


Fill a wine glass with ice. Pour the Aperol and sparkling wine over the ice, then top with the soda water. Gently stir the drink to combine all the ingredients and garnish with an orange slice or two.