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All About the Italian Aperitivo


Aperitivo is the Italian tradition of a pre-meal drink that’s always served with a side of nibbles, and is meant to prepare the stomach for the upcoming meal. 

Italian Aperitif

 

It’s thought to have begun in the 18th Century when Antonio Benedetto Carpano invented Vermut wine - although today, typical aperitivo drinks include Prosecco and Aperol Spritz.

Drinks: An Italian tradition deserves a traditional Italian drink, such as Prosecco! Precede your meal with a glass of fizz like our Dalla Balla Prosecco DOC Extra Dry.

Nibbles: If you want to do aperitivo like the Italians, you have to eat like them! Bibanesi is a popular snack that’s hand-baked and hand-stretched to create its crunchy texture and authentic flavour.

The Complete Set: If you want to take the hassle out of arranging your aperitivo, let us do it for you. The Complete Spritz Time Gift comes with everything you need, including Aperol, Prosecco, sparkling water, an orange for garnish and olives to nibble on.

Saluti!

Posted By The Taste House at 09/08/2018

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