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Vermouth

Vermouths are wine based drinks flavoured with herbs and spices, usually consumed as aperitifs. Popular brands include Martini, Noilly Prat and Dubonnet.

Antonio Benedetto Carpano is said to be a godfather of the genre. Carpano, who created the recipe for Antica Formula, was an Italian distiller who added wine to an infusion of herbs and spices and spirits. He intended the drink for the ladies of Turin and he was inspired by a German wine flavoured with wormwood.

The added herbs and spices also did wonders for masking poor quality wines, and the improved concoctions became very popular.

Today, popular brands are often drunk with mixers, as well as being key ingredients for many cocktails – the legendary Martini is a mix of gin with a splash of dry vermouth (historically Noilly Prat). The Negroni is made with equal parts gin, Campari and sweet red vermouth (often Martini Rosso).

Did you know?... ....The word “Vermouth” comes from the German for wormwood, “Wermut”.

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Negroni Bundle

210cl, 27.8%
Master of Malt

It’s the holy trinity in cocktail form: great gin, tasty vermouth and wonderfully bitter Campari which combine, like magic, for a Negroni! And it’s just become even easier to mix up your own perfect…  More info

Negroni Bundle
4
$71.12
$47.34

Noilly Prat Original Dry

75cl, 18%
Noilly Prat

A white wine based vermouth, made with two wines which are matured separately for a year before a secret selection of herbs and spices are macerated for three weeks, then carefully extracted.…  More info

Noilly Prat Original Dry
5
$13.94

Martini Rosato 75cl

75cl, 15%
Martini

Martini Rosato is a vermouth based on both red and white wine first introduced in 1980. It’s the only expression from Martini to use both red and white wines, giving it a delicate rose hue. It is…  More info

Martini Rosato 75cl
$10.27

Dolin Vermouth de Chambéry Dry

75cl, 17.5%
Dolin

A dry vermouth from the last independent producer in Chambéry. This region is the only one in France to have received an appellation d'origine contrôlée for its vermouths. In other words, this…  More info

Dolin Vermouth de Chambéry Dry
2
$16.10

Antica Formula Carpano Vermouth (37.5cl)

38cl, 16.5%
Carpano

A half bottle of Antica Formula Carpano Vermouth - top quality Italian red vermouth that features in oodles of classic cocktails. Try in a Manhattan or a Martinez...  More info

Antica Formula Carpano Vermouth (37.5cl)
$18.14

Punt E Mes

75cl, 16%
Branca

A classic red vermouth created by Carpano all the way back in 1870, Punt E Mes was actually named after a… stock broking term? Punt E Mes translates to ‘a point and a half’, and at the end of a day…  More info

Punt E Mes
3
$14.36

Cocchi Storico Vermouth Di Torino

75cl, 16%
Giulio Cocchi Spumanti

Produced by the Giulio Cocchi Spumanti company, this is a classic vermouth which was first produced in 1891. It is based on a recipe with Moscato wine, sourced from Asti, near Turin.  More info

Cocchi Storico Vermouth Di Torino
1
$24.66

Antica Formula Carpano Vermouth

100cl, 16.5%
Carpano

An incredibly good red vermouth which was originally used to make the Martinez (the grandfather of the martini). Each bottle of Antica Formula is individually numbered, and it really does make a…  More info

Antica Formula Carpano Vermouth
5
$33.33

Martini Rosso

75cl, 15%
Martini

Martini Rosso is an iconic drink that almost needs no introduction. The Italian red vermouth was first created in 1863, with that same recipe having been passed down to each of the brand’s Master…  More info

Martini Rosso
3
$10.24

Lillet Blanc

75cl, 17%
Lillet

A great vermouth from Bordeaux. This is made with white Bordeaux wines and fruit brandy and is aged in oak for between 6 months and a year.  More info

Lillet Blanc
$17.91

Dubonnet Rouge

75cl, 14.8%
Dubonnet

A French aperitif made with wine from the south of France. This is flavoured with herbs, spices and quinine and is aged in oak for three years.  More info

Dubonnet Rouge
4
$10.58

Discarded Vermouth

50cl, 21%
Discarded Spirits

A delicious sustainable treat in the form of Discarded Vermouth! Cascara, the fruit of the coffee berry, has been discarded during production, wasting literally billions of tonnes of fruit. No…  More info

Discarded Vermouth
$19.33

Cinzano Rosso

75cl, 15%
Cinzano

An amber-hued red vermouth from Cinzano, with a sweet, herbal flavour and a pleasingly bittersweet finish. This is great when served neat, or with a mixer…  More info

Cinzano Rosso
1
$9.07

Martini Riserva Speciale Rubino

75cl, 18%
Martini

Named after the Italian for ruby, rubino, this Vermouth di Torino was created using a blend of wines including a large proportion of wines sourced from the local Piemonte region, with the addition of…  More info

Martini Riserva Speciale Rubino
$15.03

El Bandarra Vermut Red

100cl, 15%
El Bandarra

El Bandarra Vermut is from Catalunya and made with Macabeo and Xarel·lo grapes from the winery's estates in the Alt Penedès. The vermouth features over 50 extracts of herbs, flowers and spices such…  More info

El Bandarra Vermut Red
1
$22.56

Otto’s Athens Vermouth

75cl, 17%
Otto's

I'm something of a philhellene (look it up), so I adore Greek history. The myths, the architecture, the heroes, Otto’s Athens Vermouth, the gods... Don't look at me like that! There's a rich heritage…  More info

Otto’s Athens Vermouth
$19.20

Cocchi Americano

75cl, 16.5%
Giulio Cocchi Spumanti

An Italian aperitif, Cocchi Americano has become a popular alternative to the original Kina Lillet. Importantly, it has more quinine bitterness than Lillet Blanc although it is also more spiced in…  More info

Cocchi Americano
1
$23.51

Casa Mariol Black Vermouth

100cl, 15%
Casa Mariol

A rich, aromatic vermouth from Spain - Casa Mariol Black Vermouth is made using a base of macabeu grapes and a huge selection of botanicals, including thyme, green walnut, orange peel, cardamom,…  More info

Casa Mariol Black Vermouth
$17.18

Noilly Prat Ambre

75cl, 16%
Noilly Prat

A variation on the spectacular classic, Noilly Prat. Their Ambre expression is made with similar selection of wines, herbs and spices, but with the addition of cinnamon and vanilla, which adds more…  More info

Noilly Prat Ambre
$23.83

Belsazar Vermouth Rosé

75cl, 17.5%
Belsazar

A German Rosé Vermouth from the Belsazar range, which is produced using top wines from the South Baden region, fruit brandies from renowned producer Schladerer and herbs, with wormwood being a…  More info

Belsazar Vermouth Rosé
1
$25.67

Lacuesta Reserva Vermouth

75cl, 15%
Lacuesta

A delicious red vermouth, Lacuesta Reserva is aged for 7 months in medium-toasted new Allier French oak barrels. Beautiful as an aperitif with olives and toasted almonds.  More info

Lacuesta Reserva Vermouth
$22.13

Sacred Spiced English Vermouth

75cl, 18%
Sacred Spirits Company

Highgate gin distillers Sacred Spirits use English wine flavoured with thyme and Somerset wormwood amongst other botanicals to create this rich, spicy vermouth with an 'English herb garden' character.  More info

Sacred Spiced English Vermouth
1
$33.52

Mancino Sakura Vermouth

50cl, 18%
Mancino

This limited edition vermouth was originally produced for the Mandarin Oriental hotel in Tokyo. The Japanese translation of sakura is 'cherry blossom', with the rosey hue of this vermouth and use of…  More info

Mancino Sakura Vermouth
$26.12

Tomaso Agnini Vermouth al Mallo di Noce

75cl, 18%
Tomaso Agnini

Walnut is the star of the show when it comes to the Italian liqueur Nocino. However, Tomaso Agnini has decided to give it a new stage - vermouth! The Tomaso Agnini Vermouth al Mallo di Noce features…  More info

Tomaso Agnini Vermouth al Mallo di Noce
$23.50

Martini Riserva Speciale Ambrato

75cl, 18%
Martini

A Vermouth di Torino, named after the Italian for amber, ambrato, this Martini Riserva Speciale is a blend of wines specifically selected by Beppe Musso, Martini’s master blender, including a large…  More info

Martini Riserva Speciale Ambrato
1
$14.49

Dolin Vermouth de Chambéry Blanc

75cl, 16%
Dolin

Dolin are the only remaining independent vermouth producers in Chambéry, the only French region to have received an appellation d'origine contrôlée for its vermouths. Dolin vermouths are made with…  More info

Dolin Vermouth de Chambéry Blanc
$16.10

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