A few years ago, cocktail geeks proved their insider status by ordering a negroni, that perfectly balanced, sweet-and-sour, bracing combination of equal parts gin, Campari and sweet vermouth. Fast forward to today, when numerous bartenders have been inspired to create variations on the classic that up the ante but still deliver that agro-dolce deliciousness. Here are three to satisfy your inner cocktailian.


• 2 oz. sweet vermouth
• 2 oz. Campari
• 4 oz. prosecco
• Tool: mixing spoon
• Glass: Collins
• Garnish: orange wheel

Add vermouth and Campari to ice-filled glass. Top with prosecco. Stir to combine. Garnish.


• 2 oz. gin
• 1 oz. Lillet Blanc
• 1 oz. Suze
• Tool: mixing spoon
• Glass: rocks
• Garnish: lemon peel

Add ingredients to ice-filled glass. Stir to combine. Garnish.


• 2 oz. gin
• 1.5 oz. Cocchi Americano
• 1 oz. Campari
• Tools: mixing glass, mixing spoon, strainer
• Glass: rocks
• Garnish: orange twist

Combine ingredients in mixing glass over ice. Stir to a slow count of 10. Strain into ice-filled glass. Garnish.