What is a dirty martini

"The only American invention as perfect as the sonnet. " – H.L. Mencken, about the martini cocktail. Indeed. And just as surely as the classic martini is a sonnet served cold, the dirty martini is a lusty vixen with bedroom in her eyes. The former makes you smile, and the latter makes you sweat. While…

Why a good vermouth is so damn good

I’m going to tell you a story … a story every martini aficionado will understand. Whether you are just getting your feet wet with martinis, or you are an old pro, you will savor this story like you would savor your favorite martini in your favorite glass. In the heartland of Mersiallan, France, white grapes…

Martinis For The Modern Masses – A Rebirth.

“One martini is all right. Two are too many, and three are not enough.” — James Thurber A certain type of individual prefers the martini. It’s the same type of person who understands that gaudy doesn’t equate to luxury. You see, a cocktail is an expression – held in the palm of your hand –…