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You can now book fully catered picnics complete with Aperol cocktails and charcuterie hampers 

The perfect date: You can now book fully catered picnics complete with Aperol cocktails and charcuterie hampers – all for $40 per person

  • Australians have been served up with the ‘perfect weekend activity’ this summer
  • Those in Sydney can now enjoy fully-catered picnics at the Domain 
  • The picnic baskets serve two and cost $80 – there is a range of food inside 

The ‘perfect weekend activity’ has launched ahead of Valentine’s Day, with many dubbing it the ideal date idea. 

Those in Sydney can now enjoy fully-catered picnics complete with Aperol Spritz cocktails, charcuterie and cheese and dessert.

The picnics are available from the Terrace on the Domain, and cost $80 per couple.

Australians have been served up with the ‘perfect weekend activity’ just in time to make the most of the last warm summer evenings

Included in the picnic basket are two pre-mixed Aperol cocktails, sopressa, mortadella, pickles, olives, focaccia, brie, cheddar, homemade apple and fig chutney, and two paninis.

There is also a tiramisu for each person and fresh and dried fruit.

The menu is available Wednesday through to Saturday for lunch and Wednesday to Sunday for dinner but have to be booked 24 hours in advance.

The offering comes as Aperol launch their pre-mixed beverages across Australia.

The beverage is popular in Australia - after being a staple in bars in Venice, Italy for years

The beverage is popular in Australia – after being a staple in bars in Venice, Italy for years

The pre-made drink comes in a pack of three, with each bottle containing approximately 1.3 standard drinks.

It is best served cold with a slice of orange, according to the pack.

The Italian drink has soared in popularity in Australia over recent years because of its refreshing qualities.

The three-pack can be purchased from Dan Murphy’s for just $17.50 – and according to customers the Aperol, prosecco and soda ratio is ‘perfect’.

The concept appears popular with Aperol lovers online.

On Instagram one woman said the drinks are ‘the only way to kick off the weekend.’

The three-pack can be purchased from Dan Murphy's for just $17.50 - and according to customers the Aperol, prosecco and soda ratio is 'perfect'

The three-pack can be purchased from Dan Murphy’s for just $17.50 – and according to customers the Aperol, prosecco and soda ratio is ‘perfect’

‘This is the best news ever,’ another said.

Others simply tagged their friends and promised to share one of the drinks ‘soon’.

‘We are sorted for the next picnic in the park,’ said another.

Even Bachelor in Paradise star Keira Maguire commented on a video of the drink in keen anticipation. ‘My faves,’ she said.

The drinks are available to people over 18 at bottle shops across Australia.  

WHAT DO YOU GET IN EACH PICNIC BASKET? 

Two bottles of ready-to-drink Aperol Spritz

Sopressa, mortadella, homemade pickles, house made focaccia.

Australian brie and cheddar, homemade apple and fig chutney. 

Two paninis with salami, roasted pepper, mozzarella and rocket pesto. 

Two tiramisus and fresh and dried fruit. 

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