garibaldi spritz
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RECIPE: Garibaldi – Argentina’s cocktail

Garibaldi Spritz – I would like to confess right away my love for Buenos Aires. It is, for me, one of the most beautiful and greatest cities on earth.
And my favorite cocktail in Buenos Aires is the Garibaldi.
Ideally, it would be made with freshly squeezed, seasonal Argentine oranges.
Otherwise, fresh juice with lots of pulp will do.
And to make a Garibaldi Spritz, add half sparkling white wine, half sparkling water. And preferably CHANDON extra raw sparkling white wine, 100% Argentinean and spectacular!

garibaldi spritz

Garibaldi – Argentina’s cocktail

Continents & Condiments
Garibaldi Spritz: try it and leave your comments!
5 from 1 vote
Total Time 5 mins
Course Cocktail
Cuisine Argentina
Servings 1
Calories 276 kcal


  • A highball glass – for the classic version
  • A large wine glass – for the Garibaldi spritz
  • A nice 250 ml bottle – for the Garibaldi spritz
  • A bowl – for the classic version
  • A bar spoon


  • 30 ml vodka – optional
  • 60 ml Campari – or Aperol
  • 90 ml orange juice
  • 90 ml sparkling water – or 45 ml dry sparkling wine + 45 ml sparkling water
  • A slice of orange


Mise en place

  • Place all ingredients and equipment on your work surface.
  • Cut out the orange slice.

Method – classic presentation

  • Pour vodka and Campari into the glass.
  • Place the tip of your bar spoon into the liquid, with the back of the spoon facing you.
  • Pour the orange juice over the back of the spoon as slowly as possible. The orange juice should float on top of the Campari.

Presentation – classic presentation

  • Garnish the glass with a slice of orange.
  • Serve with a small bottle of sparkling water, and a bowl full of ice cubes with a small ice tong.

Method – Garibaldi Spritz

  • Place all ingredients in the glass, including the sparkling wine.
  • Using the bar spoon, gently stir.
  • Carefully add ice cubes to the glass until it is full.

Presentation – Garibaldi Spritz

  • Garnish with a slice of orange.


This is perhaps the most enjoyable cocktail in the summer heat!
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