Time For A Negroni

Katrina Valkenburg delves into the dark past of the world’s most intoxicating cocktail. There is nothing humble about the Negroni, it belongs to an esteemed group of cocktails with a traceable history that goes back to the beginning of the 20th century. Many drinks historians have unearthed snippets of its beginnings but none to date are definitive. The most commonly held belief is that it all began at Bar Casoni in Florence in 1920 where Count Camillo Negroni, who was a regular, ordered an Americano – sweet vermouth, Campari and club soda from the bartender, Fosco Scarselli, but asked him … Continue reading Time For A Negroni