A toast to Italy: Here’s how to celebrate Negroni Week by making cocktails with a twist

Sep 21, 2020 300

BY: Evonne Eadie

Negroni is a popular Italian cocktail invented in 1919 by Count Camillo Negroni in Florence, Italy. It is an aperitif made of gin, vermouth and Campari, and garnished with orange peel. As the world celebrates Negroni week, here’s some information about the drink and a classic cocktail recipe.

A traditionally made Negroni is stirred, not shaken, and built over ice in an old-fashioned or rocks glass and garnished with a slice of orange. Outside of Italy, an orange peel is often used in place of an orange slice. Negroni Week began as a charity event started by Imbibe Magazine in 2013. Since then, it has been adopted across the globe as the week to celebrate the classic cocktail and raise money for a good cause while doing so.

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