Campari Aperitif recipes

Drink / 9 October 2012
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Campari Aperitif recipes

Drink / 9 October 2012

While it is the height of European chic to enjoy an aperitif with friends and colleagues before dinner, in Australia such elegant rituals seem non existent. Campari is set to change all that. They are reviving Aperitivo Hour with the Dial Cin Cin campaign.

Your handsome Italian Vespa driver will pick you up and deliver you and two of your best friends to one of Sydney’s coolest bars. There will be a range of delicious snacks designed to stimulate your appetite for more as your host guides you through this most sophisticated evening ritual. It, of course, would not be complete without a drink in hand. Enjoy a refreshing Aperol Spritz, Campari Highball or Classic Cin Cin.

For the chance to take part in Dial Cin Cin, head to Campari Australia’s Facebook page where you will need to describe in 25 words or less, your ingredients for a classic night out.

Until then try your hand at making a classic Campari aperitif at home.


Campari Highball

Campari served tall with freshly squeezed orange juice. The classic Italian aperitivo. 

45mL Campari
90mL fresh orange juice
30mL soda

Build in a tall glass filled with ice. Stir through and garnish with an orange wedge. Serve with a straw and Campari swizzle stick.


Aperol Spritz

The taste of summer – and at only 8% alcohol it’s perfect for sipping.

3 parts or 45mL Prosecco (or another dry sparkling white wine)
2 parts of 30mL Aperol
1 spash or 15mL soda Water

Add ice and a slice of orange, pour in the Prosecco, the Aperol and add a dash of soda. This avoids the Aperol settling at the bottom. The best glass to use is a tumbler.


Cin Cin

Cinzano Biano served tall with dry and fresh lemon.

60mL Cinzano Biano
120mL dry ginger ale
lemon wedges
cucumber slice

Build in a tall glass filled with ice. Stir through and garnish with a cucumber slice and two lemon wedges squeezed in.


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