What drinks go well with Italian pizza?

Cocktail Colin says:

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I found a refreshing cocktail that pairs well with Italian pizza. This cocktail is a classic Italian favorite with a high rating and features a delightful combination of champagne/prosecco and peach juice. It's sure to complement the flavors of your Italian pizza perfectly!
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You asked: What cocktails go well with Italian pizza?. We found 10 cocktails answering the question.


The original Sex and the City Flirtini, as featured in an episode that involved chickens on a rooftop and a...

Pineapple Juice (30ml), Vodka (30ml), Champagne / prosecco (120ml)

3 ingredients
4.9 / 5

Tuscan Blue Fizz

The Tuscan Blue Fizz is an aromatic cocktail that marries the herbal notes of rosemary with the juniper essence of...

Soda water (Top up), Gin (30ml), Rosemary Syrup (Teaspoon)

3 ingredients
4.8 / 5


Invented at Harry's Bar in Venice during the 1930's, this cocktail was originally made using sparkling Italian white wine, and...

Champagne / prosecco (100ml), Peach Juice (50ml)

2 ingredients
4.57 / 5

Aperol Spritz

The Aperol Spritz is a classic Italian cocktail that has gained widespread popularity in recent years. Hailing from Venice, Italy,...

Soda water (Dash), Champagne / prosecco (60ml), Orange liqueur (45ml)

3 ingredients
4.37 / 5

Spritz Veneziano

Spritz Veneziano is a classic Italian cocktail that originated in Venice, Italy in the 19th century. It is a refreshing...

Soda water (Splash), Champagne / prosecco (60ml), Aperol (40ml)

3 ingredients
4.2 / 5

Italian Ice Tea

The Italian Ice Tea is a refreshing cocktail that combines the aromatic sweetness of red vermouth with the spicy effervescence...

Ginger Ale (Top up), Red vermouth (37.5ml), Lemon (Wedge)

3 ingredients
3.83 / 5

Italian American

This drink was invented by Ivo Peshev from Flair Project. Flair Project is a cocktail catering and bar consulting agency...

Lemon Juice (22.5ml), Sugar Syrup (7.5ml), Frangelico (15ml), Whiskey (Teaspoon), Bourbon (60ml), Peychaud's Aromatic Bitters (Dash)

6 ingredients
3.74 / 5

Italian Summer

The Italian Summer is a cocktail that exudes the warmth and spirited flair of Italy, merged with the robust character...

Amaretto (90ml), Whiskey (90ml)

2 ingredients
3.71 / 5

Italian Wedding Cake

The Italian Wedding Cake cocktail is a delightful concoction that captures the essence of its namesake dessert. With a base...

Pineapple Juice (45ml), Creme De Cacao (45ml), Vanilla vodka (45ml)

3 ingredients
3.55 / 5


We've collated some quick fire Q&A's on the question to help you find exactly what you're looking for.

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What are some Italian cocktails that pair well with pizza?

Italian cocktails like the Aperol Spritz, Bellini, and Negroni pair well with pizza. These drinks complement the flavors of classic Italian dishes with their refreshing and sometimes slightly bitter notes.

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Can beer also be a good pairing with Italian pizza?

Yes, beer is a classic pairing with pizza. Light lagers, ales, and pilsners help cut through the richness of the cheese and toppings, making them a great choice to enjoy with a pizza.

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What non-alcoholic drink pairs well with Italian pizza?

Non-alcoholic options like sparkling water, Italian sodas such as San Pellegrino, and freshly squeezed lemonade are excellent choices. These drinks are refreshing and help cleanse the palate between bites.

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How does red wine pair with pizza?

Red wine, particularly lighter varieties like Chianti or Barbera, pairs wonderfully with pizza. The acidity of the wine complements the tomato sauce, while its tannins balance the fats in the cheese and meats.

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Are there any specific cocktail ingredients that enhance the taste of a tomato-based pizza?

Cocktail ingredients like basil, lemon, and ginger can enhance the taste of a tomato-based pizza. These elements add freshness and a bit of zing, balancing the richness of the pizza toppings.

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