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Campari (Italy)

Campari

Campari was invented by Gaspare Campari around 1865 in Novara (Piemonte).

Campari is the base for some of the most famous cocktails around the world.

Serving Temperature

4-6°C
(40-43°F)

Flavors

Grapefruit
Grapefruit
Orange Zest
Orange Zest
Pine
Bitter
Herbs
Spices
Spices

Grapefruit. Orange Zest. Bitter Herbs. Lemon Leaves. Spices.

Food Pairing

Aperitif
Aperitif
Tapas
Tapas
Crab
Seafood
Mozzarella
Mozzarella

Campari is often an aperitif.

Try it with Tapas, Potato Chips and Buffalo Mozzarella.

The Secret Recipe

The production still follows the same confidential recipe made by Gaspare over 150 years ago. The recipe is so secret that only one person in the world knows it entirely.

Many have tried to guess the number of ingredients: some say there are 20 or 60, but others list the ingredients at 80. To this day, alcohol and water are the only known ingredients of its special and secret recipe.

Piemonte (Piedmont)

Piemonte has been an important wine province since Roman times. The area is influenced both culturally and climatically by the Alps in the north, and the Ligurian coast in the south.

Piemonte

Nebbiolo (the power of the Barolo and Barbaresco) is the most famous grape of Piemonte, followed by the red grapes Barbera and Dolcetto.

For whites, Cortese and Arneis are the most popular grapes.

For dessert, the off-dry, sparkling Moscato d'Asti is the queen.

The most important wine regions are:

  • Asti (Barbera d'Asti)
  • Langhe (Nebbiolo, Barolo, Barbaresco, Barbera di Alba, Dolcetto, Roero)
  • Monferrato (Barbera del Monferrat, Nizza, Cortese di Gavi)
  • North (Gattinara, Ghemme)

Piemonte has 17 DOCG regions:

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