Vermouth and Aperitifs

Vermouth takes it's name from the German for wormwood: Wermut. Wormwood has always been an integral ingredient and was traditionally thought to ail stomach aches or treat intestinal parasites! Today it is one of the many aromatic herbs and spices that give vermouth its unique flavour. Vermouth's origins are in Northern Italy and the South of France. It is made from light red or white wine that has been fortified and had herbs, barks, fruit and spices added for flavouring. The medicinal use of Vermouth started to die out at the end on the 18th century but the invention of some classic cocktails towards the end of the 19th century saw its popularity rise again. It is an essential ingredient in the Manhattan, Martini, Negroni and Americano cocktails and is a 'must stock' item for any bar.

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Vermouth and Aperitifs

Carpano Antica Formula 1 Litre


The world’s most famous and beloved vermouth. Made from a traditional Italian formula using gr..

€39.99 Ex Tax: €32.51

Martini Extra Dry Vermouth New In

Martini Extra Dry Vermouth


Rare woods, citrus and herbs make up this secret recipe. Citrus and soft raspberry notes are what th..

€12.99 Ex Tax: €10.56

Martini Bianco


The queen of vermouth, Martini Bianco is recognised by its soft vanilla notes. From Turin, Italy thi..

€12.99 Ex Tax: €10.56

Aperol Aperitivo


Created in 1919 in Padova, Italy. Aperol is the classic spritz ingredient and is flavoured with citr..

€16.99 Ex Tax: €13.81

Dubonnet Red Aperitif


Dubonnet is a superb wine based aperitif. It is similar to many vermouths but is actually classified..

€14.99 Ex Tax: €12.19

Fernet Branca Menta New In

Fernet Branca Menta


A fabulous Amaro style drink with the strong flavour of peppermint. Branca Menta came to being after..

€48.95 Ex Tax: €39.80

Italicus Rosolio di Bergamotto New In

Italicus Rosolio di Bergamotto


An aromatic and slightly spicy liqueur which has bergamont, Cedro lemons, chamomile, gentian, yellow..

€48.00 Ex Tax: €39.02

Pimm's No.1 New In

Pimm's No.1


Infusing gin with lots of herbal botanicals and spices, Pimm's No.1 truly is the taste of Summer..

€26.95 Ex Tax: €21.91

Martini Rosso


Martini Rosso claims to be the world's first ever vermouth, with over 50 different herbs and spi..

€12.99 Ex Tax: €10.56

Cocchi Vermouth di Torino


A superb red vermouth from Cocchi. This is slightly sweet, intense, bitter and fruity. Extremely ver..

€39.00 Ex Tax: €31.71

Byrrh Grand Quinquina New In

Byrrh Grand Quinquina


A bitter and old fashioned styled fortified wine that will add sophisticated complexity to any ..

€37.00 Ex Tax: €30.08

Bittermens Hiver Amer (Cinnamon) New In

Bittermens Hiver Amer (Cinnamon)


Made by accident, too much cinnamon was added to this bitter, however, it turned out to work that it..

€44.99 Ex Tax: €36.58

Yellow Charteuse


The milder and sweeter version of the well-known Green Chartreuse. Only two monks know the 130 botan..

€45.99 Ex Tax: €37.39

Lillet Blanc


From Bordeaux this white wine based aperitif is blended with fruit brandies and matured in oak for 6..

€25.99 Ex Tax: €21.13

Fernet Branca


An aromatic spirit with over 40 herbs or spices, although the recipe remains a secret. To be en..

€31.99 Ex Tax: €26.01

Lillet Rouge


Slightly less famous as it's sister the Lillet Blanc after being featured on James Bond. The Lil..

€24.99 Ex Tax: €20.32