The two brands join forces on an authentic Italian hamper, available Nationwide to transport you and your loved one to a Venetian Aperitivo Hour this Valentine’s Day.

mcith_image001.pngThe hamper includes all of the ingredients to make the iconic Venetian Spritz – SELECT Aperitivo, Prosecco DOC Brut Itinera, soda water, olives for garnish and two SELECT spritz glasses. The result, the perfect romantic ruby cocktail.

Alongside the drinks are a spread of delicious deli items from Prezzemolo & Vitale, own brand Giù Giù, including green and black olives, Taralli with extra virgin olive oil, artichokes in olive oil and to finish, some chilli chocolate.

The hampers are priced at £59 (plus shipping) and are available to purchase nationwide via the Prezzemolo & Vitale website or in any of their London stores, located in Borough Market, Notting Hill & Kings Rd, as well as being available via Deliveroo.Prezzemolo & Vitale is a daily grocery shopping destination, where you can find authentic, traditional and genuine Italian produce at a high quality.

Founded in 1920, SELECT Aperitivo is the key ingredient of the Original Venetian Spritz, a simple yet delicious cocktail traditionally served with a large green olive, whose sapidity perfectly complements the aromatic bitter profile of Select. Initially created in Venice by the Pilla brothers, the recipe is made by blending 30 botanicals from around the world to create a refined aromatic profile and balanced bittersweet taste.

The Original Venetian Spritz



3 parts Prosecco

2 parts SELECT Aperitivo

1 splash soda water

1 large green olive with stone


Pour cold prosecco into a wine glass over ice.

Add Select, a splash of soda water and gently stir together.

Garnish with a large green olive and enjoy in good company. Instagram – @selectaperitiv0

SELECT can be purchased in the UK through a number of stockists including Ocado, The Whisky Exchange, Master of Malt, Amazon, Drink Finder, The Drink Shop, Hedonism and Latitude Wines. RRP £16.75