Contessa Cocktail Recipe

Contessa cocktail bottles

  • makes 6
  • Easy

Pre-made cocktails are all the rage at the moment and they’re as practical as they are delicious. Think of the contessa as a summery version of a negroni. The orangey Aperol and dry vermouth help lighten things up


Try this pre-bottled cocktail or check out our bottled elderflower mocktail recipe, then create your perfect al fresco spread with our picnic recipes.



  • Aperol 180ml
  • gin 180ml
  • dry vermouth 180ml
  • orange peel 6 pieces


  • Step 1

    Mix all the ingredients and divide between 6 small or 3 larger bottles, adding a twist of orange peel  to each. Chill until needed. Serve in stumpy glasses poured over ice.