Moto Guzzi

Moto Guzzi

Moto Guzzi Spritz
This spritz cocktail swaps in a red wine aperitif in place of Aperol, for a cocktail with more pronounced red berry notes, and still plenty of effervescence.Matt Taylor-Gross

Named after the motorcycle brand, this Aperol spritz riff from Atlanta's Greg Best, subs Cappelletti aperitivo, a red-wine-based aperitif, for Aperol. This recipe first appeared in our June/July 2015 issue with Talia Baiocchi and Leslie Pariseau's story On The Spritz.

Moto Guzzi
Named after the motorcycle brand, this Aperol spritz riff, from Atlanta's Greg Best, subs in Cappelletti aperitivo, a red-wine-based aperitif.
Yield: serves 4-6
Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Cappelletti aperitivo
  • 14 cup fresh lemon juice, plus twists for garnish
  • 2 tsp. honey mixed with 1/2 tsp. hot water
  • Prosecco, for serving
  • Freshly ground black pepper, for serving

Instructions

  1. Combine aperitivo, lemon juice, and honey syrup in a pitcher. Divide between 4–6 ice-filled glasses and top each with 3–4 oz. prosecco. Garnish with lemon twists and a pinch of pepper.