National Aperitif Day is coming up and Pampelle – the world’s first ruby-red grapefruit aperitif – wants to help you celebrate in style!

An aperitif cocktail is the perfect start to any dinner party, but it must be one that complements the oncoming degustation.

That’s why this year, just in time for National Aperitif Day (20 May 2021), we’re bringing you three, easy-to-make aperitif cocktail recipes for your next dinner party thanks to Pampelle!

This delightful day occurs on the third Thursday of every May and is an ode to the delicious ritual of enjoying an appetite-stimulating drink before dinner. As we all know, all good things are best shared with family and friends, so to celebrate National Aperitif Day, Pampelle are giving away a bunch of Limited-Edition Ultimate Pampelle Aperitif Packs which includes a full-sized bottle of Pampelle, glassware and a few other goodies, so winners can enjoy a range of cocktails using the French aperitif.

To be in with the chance to win one of these limited-edition packs, simply click here and share what your ultimate food pairing with Pampelle would be to celebrate National Aperitif Day.

3 Easy Pampelle Cocktail Aperitif Recipes:

The Pampelle mixologists have also created cocktails that highlight the versatility of this world-class aperitif that can be made from the comfort of your own home. Purchase your fresh bottle of Pampelle from Boozebud.

Better yet, BoozeBud is currently offering new customers $25.00 off their order using the code ‘25OFFNOW‘. Minimum spend $100.

<strong>Pampelle & Tonic</strong>
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Pampelle & Tonic


1 part Pampelle
Top with tonic water


1. Build over ice into a tall glass
2. Garnish with a slice of ruby red grapefruit

<strong>Pampelle Spritz</strong>
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Pampelle Spritz


2 parts Pampelle
3 parts De Bortoli Prosseco
1 part soda water


1. Add plenty of ice to a large wine glass
2. Pour in the measured ingredients and lightly stir
3. Garnish with a wedge of ruby red Grapefruit

<strong>Pampelle Negroni</strong>
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Pampelle Negroni


1 part Pampelle
1 part Citadelle Original Gin
1 part Cinzano Bianco


1. Build over ice into a tall glass
2. Garnish with a slice of ruby red Grapefruit

Looking for other cocktails to try? Why not make these two alternative Cointreau margarita recipes for happy hour? Or, for something sweet, you can’t go wrong with Sailor Jerry’s Whipped Cream Birthday Cake Cocktail. To get some more inspiration for your at-home bar, this cocktail recipe book, Spirited, will have everything you need!

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