Category Archives: cocktails

Aperol Spritz

Hugely popular in the Veneto, guests on our cycling and ski tours always ask about the brilliant orange drink that almost everyone seems to be enjoying in the early evening. Italians love their bitter liquors, with Aperol, Campari, Cynar, and … Continue reading

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The Negroni – Reinvented

While I’ve been busy leading our Bike the Prosecco Wine Roads tour, I’ve enlisted the help of my first guest blogger, my husband and Negroni fan, Gordy Bechtel. Is it possible to make the Negroni better? After reading my wife’s … Continue reading

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Negroni – A Classic Italian Cocktail

One of the classic Italian cocktails, a Negroni is addictive. Once you start drinking them, it becomes a favorite. My husband is a Negroni addict, annoying bartenders by ordering a drink they don’t know. More than once we have talked … Continue reading

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Sgroppino – A Favorite Italian Cocktail

Looking for a festive, different cocktail to serve during the holidays? Try a Sgroppino, one of many beverages that use our favorite sparkling wine, Prosecco. We enjoy a prosecco aperitif pretty much daily on our Italy cycling holidays and Dolomite … Continue reading

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