Left to right: Moose; Azaline; Starlino
While Italy’s Aperol Spritz may be the unofficial warm-weather cocktail of spring and summer, there are plenty of other bubbly aperitifs from around the globe to sip this season.
Spain’s El Bandarra Al Fresco makes for a refreshing alternative to Italy’s Aperol Spritz
Spain – El Bandarra Al Fresco
El Bandarra is a range of refreshing, natural Barcelona-inspired aperitifs that include a red vermouth, a white vermouth, and a bittersweet Al Fresco aperitivo. Created by three brothers from the Virgili family, owners of the 19-century Casa Berger winery, El Bandarra Al Fresco is made with a base of grenache wine and flavored with Mediterranean botanicals like licorice, mint, rose and citrus fruits. The tipple makes for a summery Spanish spritz when mixed with tonic water (one-part Al Fresco to two-parts tonic, plus a slice of orange).
Austria’s Moose Alpine botanical spirit is perfect as a spritz
Austria – Moose Mountain Spirit
Handcrafted in Freihof Distillery high in the Austrian Alps, Moose is a completely original botanical spirit made with mint, mountain pine, gentian flower, chili and authentic Canadian maple syrup from Saint-Victor, Quebec…