Moto Guzzi Spritz
Photography by 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.

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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


  • 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


  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.