Bitter Orange Drink

Vin Apéritif à l’Orange Amère

Preparation info
  • Makes

    3 quarts

    glass jars
    • Difficulty


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By Aglaia Kremezi

Published 2014

  • About

When our trees overwhelm us with Seville oranges and I have made enough marmalade to last me for the year, I make this fragrant aperitif. Inspired by a recipe from Provence, I macerate the fruit to get a citrusy, Campari-style drink that I serve in a tall glass with a splash of seltzer or tonic water, a fresh orange slice, and just a couple of ice cubes. The drink is extremely easy to make, but the fruit needs to macerate in wine for at least six weeks—so plan ahead. If you can’t get Sevill