Celebrate National Aperitif Day the Fratelli Fresh way

Three recipes that make it perfectly acceptable to drink before dinner

Fratelli Fresh is embracing National Aperitif Day, which falls on Thursday, 21 May and celebrates the ritual of enjoying a refreshing, appetite-stimulating tipple before dinner.


This year, as the country eases back into dining out, and many people are still working and cooking from their own personal headquarters, try one of Fratelli Fresh’s quintessential aperitif recipes in the comfort of your own home.

Aperol Spritz

Quite possibly the queen of aperitifs, this coral-coloured beauty
is a fizzy mix of Aperol and prosecco


60ml Aperol Spritz
90ml Prosecco
30ml Soda
Wedge of orange, for garnish


Pour into a big wine glass, fill with ice, and garnish with orange.



A rich, ruby-red trifecta of equal parts gin, vermouth and Campari,
this cocktail is perfect in balance


30ml Tanqueray gin

30ml Cinzano Rosso Vermouth

30ml Campari

Twist of orange peel, for garnish


Pour into a mixing glass. Add ice and stir until chilled. Strain into a rocks glass and garnish.


Limoncello Spritz

Bittersweet and enlivened with fizz, this classic aperitif will transport you to the Amalfi Coast


60ml Limoncello

60ml Prosecco

Dash of Soda

Slice of orange or lemon, for garnish


Pour into a big wine glass, fill with ice, and garnish with fruit slice.


All three cocktails are available as DIY cocktail kits from the Fratelli Fresh Grocer home delivery service: shop.fratellifresh.com.au. Aperol Spritz and Negroni are also available as ready-made cocktails. Salute!