At the Bar

  • 2018 Oscar Cocktail: Apricot Negroni Spritzer, Inspired by “Call Me by Your Name”
  • Call Me By Your Name Film Poster, 2018 Academy Award Nominee for Best Picture

The iconic Italian Negroni is updated with apricot liqueur and French dry vermouth inspired the film Call Me By Your Name’s Italian location, the apricot orchards surrounding family’s Italian countryside villa and the French heritage of romantic lead character, Elio.

*note: no peaches were harmed in the making of this cocktail… to soon?

Watch Mark demonstrate the Apricot Negroni 2-ways on (video below)


1 1/4 oz gin

1 1/4 oz French dry vermouth

3/4 oz Aperol

1/4 oz apricot liqueur

3 dashes of orange bitters

* Optional: 2 oz. prosecco

Garnish: orange peel & apricot wedge

Tools & Materials

16 oz. Chateau Baccarat Tumbler

Mixing Glass


  • Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass and slowly stir to chill.

  • Pour into a tumbler and top with prosecco.

    Garnish with an apricot wedge slice and an orange peel.

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