Welcome to the 4th edition of The Art of Italicus Aperitivo Challenge.
This global bartending challenge consists of an online application, national heats and a Global Final which will be held in May 2022.

Returning to the roots of the competition we want you to be as creative as possible in bringing art and aperitivo together in a memorable serve and experience. Online application is now OPEN, see the steps below to take part.

The winner of the Aperitivo Challenge, as well as receiving a fabulous trophy and coveted title of Italicus Bar artist 2021, will receive a once in a lifetime trip & mentorship program with Marc Alvarez at SIPS, Barcelona (Spain) and in addition, Difford’s Guide, the world authority of global cocktail culture, will interview the winner to create a permanent profile at diffordsguide.com


Submit your original Aperitivo cocktail inspired by any form of art using min 40ml or 1.5oz Italicus Rosolio di Bergamotto for the chance to progress to your National Final. Successful applicants will be notified by end of March 2022. Good luck!


If you are selected to take part in the National Final, you will receive an expenses-paid trip to present your cocktail to a panel of judges and the chance to win a slot at the Global Finals in May 2022.


If you win the National final, you will be invited to compete in the Art of Italicus Aperitivo Challenge Global Final, featuring world-class competition and Judges, a tour of the host city, a visit to top accounts, food and dining experience, travel, accommodation and Global media exposure.

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All expenses paid trip to the Global Finals
Once in a liftime trip & mentorship program with Marc Alvarez at SIPS, Barcelona (Spain).
Global Media Exposure
Title: Italicus Bar Artist 2021


NATIONAL HEATS: Mar 28th – Apr 30th 2022

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