Left- right Aperol Spritz, Campari and Soda
Several Italian regions lay claim to the origins of the Spritz. In fact, the proportions and the ingredients differ vastly from area to area. While Venetians might use Aperol and Prosecco, Paduans might mix still white wine with Campari. Here is a version with Aperol and sparkling wine. Whether you use still or sparkling wine, or your bitter apéritif is Aperol, Campari, or Cynar, top it with soda water and you’ve got a Spritz.INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 ounces Aperol 3 ounces Prosecco or sparkling wine, chilled Sparkling mineral water or club soda, chilled 1 lemon or orange slice In an ice-filled rocks glass, stir together the Aperol, Prosecco and club soda. Garnish with the lemon or orange twist.