Terrazza Aperol is bringing a taste of Italy to the Australian Open

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Terrazza Aperol is bringing a taste of Italy to the Australian Open

Words by Staff Writer

Sip, serve, spritz.

As the summer sun intensifies and the tennis courts heat up, there’s one spot at the Australian Open that promises to be the ultimate destination for tennis enthusiasts and summer lovers alike.

Terrazza Aperol, the famed haven for Aperol Spritz aficionados, is making a triumphant return as the Official Partner of Tennis Australia from 2024 for the next four years. *Cue happy tears*

Keep up with the latest food and booze news across the region here.

The appeal of an Aperol Spritz in hand, basking in the glorious Australian summer sun, and soaking in the electrifying tennis action on the courts is a match made in heaven, and from January 14 to 27, Terrazza Aperol will grace the Grand Slam Oval at Melbourne Park, offering a chic and laid-back environment for patrons to revel in.

With a bespoke 15-metre-long bar, bean bags for lounging, and an elevated cabana, this Italian-inspired experience is just meant for refreshing sips and delightful conversations. Aperitivo boxes will be strategically placed for tennis fans to kick back with their favourite refreshments while enjoying the thrilling matches.

But the Aperol Spritz experience doesn’t end there. Spectators at the Australian Open can also indulge in this iconic Italian aperitif at various bars and restaurants across the Melbourne Park precinct. The sleek new Bar Atrium, boasting breathtaking views of the Melbourne city skyline, is just one of the spots where fans can sip on the signature Aperol Spritz.

Simon Durrant, the Managing Director – Australia at Campari Group, expresses the essence of the Terrazza Aperol experience, stating, “Nothing says summer more than enjoying an Aperol Spritz on a balmy afternoon, especially when paired with an exciting game of tennis! That’s why Terrazza Aperol will be the location to socialise with friends and family over a drink and discuss all the action on and off the court.”

As the Australian Open serves up thrilling matches, Terrazza Aperol aims to add an extra layer of vibrancy to the 2024 experience and beyond. So, whether you’re a tennis fanatic or just here for the refreshing sips (guilty!), don’t miss out on immersing yourself in this delightful slice of Italy in the heart of Melbourne.

Terrazza Aperol on Grand Slam Oval in Melbourne Park will be open from January 14 to 24 during the tennis sessions, providing the perfect setting to sip, savor, and soak in the summer vibes. For more details on Terrazza Aperol, head here