Raspberry Spritz Recipe

Photograph: Elana Lepkowski.

One of the best parts of late spring/early summer: berry season. One of the worst parts of berry season: picking seeds out of your teeth. This low-alcohol cocktail allows you to capture the essence of raspberries without all those little seeds. You may have tried an Aperol Spritz before. This version has a touch more refreshing bitterness thanks to Cocchi Americano. Since there's no stiff spirit involved, this is the sort of drink you can enjoy all afternoon.

Recipe Details

Raspberry Spritz Recipe

Active 10 mins
Total 40 mins
Serves 1 serving


For the Raspberry-Mint Syrup:

  • 1 cup raspberries

  • 1 cup sugar

  • 1 cup water

  • 10 mint leaves

For the Cocktail:

  • 3 ounces dry sparkling wine

  • 1 ounce club soda

  • 2 ounces Cocchi Americano

  • 3/4 ounce Raspberry-Mint Syrup

  • Raspberries and mint, for garnish


  1. For the raspberry mint syrup: In a medium saucepan, combine raspberries, sugar, and water over medium-high heat. Mash raspberries with a wooden spoon to break up. Bring to a boil and then remove from heat. Add mint leaves and stir to combine. Cover and let stand for 30 minutes. Using a fine-mesh strainer, strain into an airtight container. Syrup keeps up to 1 month in the refrigerator.

  2. For the Cocktail: Fill a rocks glass or goblet with ice. Add sparkling wine, club soda, Cocchi Americano, and Raspberry-Mint Syrup. Gently stir to combine. Garnish with raspberries and a sprig of mint.

Special equipment

medium sauce pan, strainer, wooden spoon

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Nutrition Facts (per serving)
224 Calories
0g Fat
25g Carbs
0g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 1
Amount per serving
Calories 224
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 23mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 25g 9%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 14g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 1mg 3%
Calcium 19mg 1%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 123mg 3%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)