“Negroni (pictured left) is one of the coolest drinks around. We had our first (and eighth!) in Bellagio on Lake Como. This is the mix we tried there. Use Punt e Mes vermouth and ruby grapefruit and you’ll feel like you’re on the banks of Lake Como too.”
- 2 parts Campari
- 1 part Punt e Mes (see note)
- 1 part sloe gin (see note)
- To serve: thinly sliced ruby grapefruit
- 1Fill a tumbler with ice, pour over Campari. Top with Punt e Mes and sloe gin. Add ruby grapefruit and serve.
Note Punt e Mes, a style of sweet vermouth, and sloe gin, made with sloe berries, are available from select liquor shops. This recipe is from the August 2009 issue of Australian Gourmet Traveller.