The Hugo was born in Alto Adige and spread quickly throughout the Triveneto area. It was invented in 2005 by barman Roland Gruber, as an alternative to the Spritz. The name was chosen by its inventor, who initially chose Otto, but it didn't seem right so he changed it to Hugo.
Pour the Prosecco DOC, elderberry syrup and soda straight into a flared white wine glass with plenty of ice.
Top with the mint leaves and stir gently with a barspoon.
Serve with a slice of lime.
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