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Lambrusco Spritz

  • Author: Taming of the Spoon
  • Prep Time: 3 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 3 minutes
  • Yield: 1 cocktail 1x
  • Category: Cocktail
  • Method: Poured
  • Cuisine: Italian



  • 1 ounce Aperol
  • 3 ounces Lambrusco wine
  • 1/2 teaspoon simple syrup, to taste (optional)
  • club soda or sparkling water, to taste
  • 1 orange slice, for garnish (optional)


  1. Fill a wine glass about halfway with ice.
  2. Add the Aperol, Lambrusco, simple syrup (if using), and a splash of  sparkling water. Gently stir together. 
  3. Serve with an orange slice if desired.


To make simple sugar, heat equal parts sugar and water in a small saucepan over medium-high heat, stirring until sugar has dissolved. Let cool completely before using.

Keywords: lambrusco, aperol, spritz, lambrusco cocktail