Regal Rogue Brings Vermouth To London Wine Week

Newly crowned Vermouth of the Year* Regal Rogue cordially invites you to discover the quaffable quality of this resurging spirit, bringing vermouth to London Wine Week for the very first time. Sourced with brawn and crafted with heart, Regal Rogue is bred from a desire to marry the quality of new world wines with theContinue reading “Regal Rogue Brings Vermouth To London Wine Week”

First International Noilly Prat Classic Dry Martini Cocktail Challenge Winner Announced

France’s Romain de Saussure from Prescription Cocktail Club named champion. NOILLY PRAT® has announced France’s Romain de Saussure as the global winner of the first ever Noilly Prat  classic dry Martini cocktail challenge. With competition from 17 bartenders across 5 countries, the final heat took place in April 2015 as some of France’s best bartendersContinue reading “First International Noilly Prat Classic Dry Martini Cocktail Challenge Winner Announced”

Belsazar

The vermouth category is often overlooked, with many customers not realising perhaps how much vermouth impacts a wide variety of serves, with the Martini and Manhattan cocktails probably the two most commonly known. I’ve featured a good range of vermouth brands on this site so far, from the well-known to the newly formed, but aContinue reading “Belsazar”

Distilleries et Domaines de Provence

Continuing a little from the inspiration behind the feature on the Nardini range, it was to be around this time that I came across the French name of Distilleries et Domaines de Provence. Looking at the photo above, you may be hard pressed to recognise the labels, or indeed the names, but this very reason isContinue reading “Distilleries et Domaines de Provence”

Christmas In Full Swing With These Winter Recipes And Ideas

Get yourself in the mood with these Christmas recipes and present ideas; OriGINal Sin 50 ml King of Soho Gin 1 slice root ginger 1 barspoon Runny Honey 15 ml Fresh Lemon Juice 125 ml Pressed Apple Juice Method: Muddle the ginger in the bottom of a cocktail shaker, add the other ingredients and shakeContinue reading “Christmas In Full Swing With These Winter Recipes And Ideas”

The World’s Leading Bartenders Cause A Stir At The First Noilly Prat Classic Dry Martini Cocktail Challenge

THE NOILLY PRAT CLASSIC DRY MARTINI COCKTAIL CHALLENGE NOILLY PRAT®, one of the world’s finest French vermouths, kicked off its first ever International Noilly Prat classic dry martini challenge on 1 September 2014 with some of the world’s best bartenders judged by leading drinks experts. In recognition of Noilly Prat’s rightful place in the historyContinue reading “The World’s Leading Bartenders Cause A Stir At The First Noilly Prat Classic Dry Martini Cocktail Challenge”

Discover A Unique Taste Of The South Of France At La Maison Noilly Prat

Just 45 minutes drive away from Montpellier lies the home of La Maison Noilly Prat, nestled in the enchanting fishing village of Marseillan overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. Immerse yourself in the local traditions and culture of this quiet town to discover the 2 things that Marseillan is most famously known for: the local Bouzigues oystersContinue reading “Discover A Unique Taste Of The South Of France At La Maison Noilly Prat”

Noilly Prat

There’s generally considered to be three main brands of vermouth in the world that most, if not all bars and restaurants will stock. I’ve already featured two within my site, Martini Rossi and Cinzano, but I’ve finally been able to discover the third major presence, Noilly Prat. But compared to the stories of the twoContinue reading “Noilly Prat”

La Quintinye Vermouth Royal

The start of 2014 saw a whole host of vermouth hit the market. The likes of Riserva Carlo Alberto and Mancino arrived to bulk up the traditionally Martini & Rossi, Noilly Prat and Cinzano led category. One brand that attempted to stand out the most came to light in January from a star-studded launch, held atContinue reading “La Quintinye Vermouth Royal”

Martini Tasting Notes

Carrying on with my latest trend of researching vermouths, I turn my attention to a well-known brand which graces nearly every drinking establishment in the world – Martini. Martini is an icon, and whether you savour it on its own, or utilise within the likes of a Manhattan or Martini, you can’t deny its internationalContinue reading “Martini Tasting Notes”