Italy’s Most Iconic Apertivo Cocktail, With Recipes.

By Talia Baoicchi and Leslie Pariseau.

A stylish new book celebrating the lifestyle and history of Italy’s bitter and bubbly apertivo cocktail, known as the Spritz. The authors trace the drink’s origins to ancient Rome, uncover its unlikely history and culture, explore the evolution of aperitivo throughout Northern Italy, and document its revival around the world.

From regional classics to modern variations, Spritz includes dozens of recipes from some of America’s most lauded bartenders, a guide to building a spritz bar, and a collection of food recipes for classic Italian snacks to pair alongside.

Published by Ten Speed Press, 2016.

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 5.5 x 8 Inches / 176 Pages