Martini, stirred and shaken up in new recipe

How do you like your Martini?

The Martini. It’s a cocktail that has become one of the most well-known of mixed alcoholic beverages, often featuring on the big screen in party scenes.

You don’t have to be James Bond to try one.

Try this new take the old classic.

Martini

Stirred and not shaken

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A refined and simplified take on the older Martinez, a perfectly-balanced Martini is a joy. We make our Martinis slightly wet, and we garnish with a twist of orange peel.

Ingredients

  • 60mL Nardini Ginepro
  •  15mL dry vermouth
  • Orange peel

Method

Combine ingredients in a tall vessel with ice, then stir gently

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Strain into a chilled Martini glass

Garnish with a twist of orange

Negroni

Venetian style

The Negroni is a tribute to the original definition of a cocktail: spirit, sweet and bitter, the ultimate balance of flavours to stimulate all senses and quench all thirsts.

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Ingredients

  • 30mL Nardini Ginepro
  • 30mL Rhubarb Amaro
  • 30mL Nardini Rosso
  • Orange segment

Method

Layer ingredients over ice in a short glass

Squeeze in orange

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Mix with a tall spoon

The Cuban

Cuba, Venetian style 

Ingredients

  • 20 ml Grappa 40
  • 20 ml Acqua di Cedro
  • 30mL Lime Juice
  • 25mL Sugar Syrup
  • 6-8 Mint Leaves
  • 60mL Soda
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Method

Fill a hi-ball glass with ice

Pick some fresh mint and tear in half, place on the palm of your hand, clap the mint and add to glass

Add the rum, lime juice and sugar syrup

 

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Top with a splash of soda

Stir thoroughly

 

Nardini grappa is distilled from selected grape pomace. A traditional production process reinforced by innovation in a unique blend, in various versions revealing the natural subtleties of grappa, enclosed in a historic label.

The range of Nardini is available in Australasia exclusively through Euro Concepts.

What’s your favourite cocktail drink?