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Local Flavor: The Venetian Spritz

Chances are, if you’ve been to Venice you’ve had at least one. Likely a dozen or more. Here’s a brief history of how the spritz evolved—as well as tips on the best places to savor the refreshing apéritif in the City of Canals.

Made in Italy: Venice

The hallmarks of Italy’s artisanal tradition—creativity, innovation, craftsmanship—go back at least 3,000 years, to when Etruscans fashioned extraordinary works with bronze and Romans excelled in mosaics and glass. As we ramp up to Carnival season, we’re spotlighting artisans who are producing distinctive souvenirs with a strong sense of place, tradition, and style in Venice—including the best place to snag a primo Venetian mask.