Shake it: sip this classic Negroni recipe

It doesn't get much simpler than a Negroni, the classic cocktail composed of equal parts gin, Campari, and sweet vermouth

Marble top with 3 glasses of Negroni next to cold meat platter and flask of water
(Image credit: François Coquerel)

Here at the virtual Wallpaper* entertaining desk, we are quenching our thirst with this ruby red beverage. Whether it be enjoyed on the street next to Milan's Bar Basso or simply from the comfort of your living room, give this classic Negroni recipe a try.


Makes 1

25ml London dry gin
25ml Campari
25ml vermouth
rosso orange slice, to serve

Measure the spirits into a jigger. Stir well, pour over ice in a glass and serve with a slice of orange.


Recipe by Melina Keays, Entertaining Director

Melina Keays is the entertaining director of Wallpaper*. She has been part of the brand since the magazine’s launch in 1996, and is responsible for entertaining content across the print and digital platforms, and for Wallpaper’s creative agency Bespoke. A native Londoner, Melina takes inspiration from the whole spectrum of art and design – including film, literature, and fashion. Her work for the brand involves curating content, writing, and creative direction – conceiving luxury interior landscapes with a focus on food, drinks, and entertaining in all its forms

With contributions from