Is it even summer if you're not sipping on an Aperol spritz? This fizzy, fruity orange drink brightens up any day and is a must-have sparkler to celebrate the Fourth of July weekend. Aperol Spritz is a classic Italian wine-based cocktail, commonly served as an aperitif in Italy, but tastes incredible anytime, anywhere.

If you've never tried this drink, you're in for a delicious surprise. The mix is fruity yet bitter with orange-infused flavors from the Aperol and has a spritz taste and effect from the Processco and club soda that makes it harder to put the drink down. Celebrate all summer long with this Italian spritz and serve them up at your Fourth of July gathering this weekend. Cheers!

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Classic Aperol Spritz

Makes 1

Ingredients

  • Scoop of Ice
  • 3/4 cup of  Aperol
  • 3/4 cup of dry Prosecco
  • Splash of club soda
  • Orange slice, for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a wine glass, add as much ice as you wish (some like to fill it to the rim)
  2. Pour in the Aperol
  3. Pour in the Prosecco
  4. Pour in the splash of club soda
  5. Finish with an orange slice on the side of your glass