How alcoholic is a spritz?
Traditionally, Prosecco is the wine of choice for a Spritz. This wine derives from the very birthplace of the Spritz, the Veneto region, and has a relatively low alcohol content of around 12%, making it an easy-to-drink option for pre-dinner drinks.
What are spritz made of?
Making the perfect Aperol Spritz is as easy as 3-2-1 – our official ratio is 3 parts prosecco (75ml), 2 parts Aperol (50ml), and 1 part soda (25ml). Ready to get mixing?
Why is it called spritz?
The origins of the spritz go back to the late 1800’s. The drink began in the Veneto region of Italy, which at that time was still part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. The world spritz is German for splash, and this name was given to the way Austrian soldiers prepared the Italian wine they were drinking.