Drinkology June 2012

Campari

Campari is the bitters apéritif of choice for hotspots around the world. The recipe—an infusion of herbs, aromatic plants and fruit in alcohol and water—has remained a closely guarded secret since its creation more than 150 years ago. Two words: Simple. Elegant.

Campari Fresh
(seated in chair)

Ingredients
2 parts pineapple juice
1 part Campari
½ part lemon juice

Preparation
Shake all ingredients and pour into a juice glass full of ice. Garnish with fresh pineapple.

Campari Mint Spritz

Ingredients
1 part Campari
1 part cranberry juice
3 parts Prosecco (sparkling white wine)
5 fresh mint leaves

Preparation
Pour all ingredients into a wine glass, add fresh mint leaves to the top
and stir gently.