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In that moment after a long day of work but before dinner, do as the Italians do and unwind with an aperitivo hour. The perfect combo includes some salty snacks and any of these aperitivo cocktails, which are low-proof for easing into the evening.

Aperitivo Del Nonna A bright and bitter aperitivo that transcends the seasons.

Aperitivo Sour This bright, summery, low-proof cocktail possesses the feel and texture of a spirited drink.

Endless Spring Drink Lightly author Natasha David‘s simple low-proof strawberry sipper is an easy-drinking delight.

Figurati This easy Lambrusco cocktail with Cappelletti aperitivo is the perfect drink for a brunch spread.

Nightshade Apero Make the most of bell peppers with this savory low-proof highball from Julep in Houston.

Ra-Barbara Aperitif The flavors of Northern Italy combine with those from the South in this pleasantly bitter and herbaceous aperitif.

Resting Spritz Face Two bitter Italian liqueurs intertwine with citrus and passion fruit in this delicious spritz.

Seaworthy’s Goldfinch A softly sweet aperitif wine meets with fino sherry in this refreshing highball from Seaworthy in New Orleans. 

Three Sunsets This aperitif cocktail mixes vibrant Campari with Cocchi di Torino and sparkling rosé for a delightfully bittersweet blend.

Un Americano Kick off the night with this refresher of Salers, blanc vermouth, lime-yuzu soda, and blanco tequila.

White Noise This simple mix of Cocchi Americano Bianco, elderflower liqueur, and soda water will please the pickiest of drinkers.

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