• Artemisia Wormwood

    Botanicals in the Vermouth

    Although Vermouth was born in Italy, most of the botanicals used in this aromatized fortified wine are not typical of Italy, like for example the Wormwood. Let’s discover together the secret of this famous Italian Aperitif. Wormwood / Artemisia Absinthium Every producer has its own proprietary recipe, their own maceration, and extraction process, and a tradition passed generation through generation. Nonetheless, there are some ingredients that must be in the Vermouth recipe. For example, the wormwood, which actually gives the name to this wine: Vermouth comes from the German word Wermut and it means wormwood. Even if wormwood was one of the original and central botanicals of the medicinal wine,…

  • Vermouth


    Vermouth is an aromatized, fortified wine flavored with various botanicals (roots, barks, flowers, seeds, herbs, and spices) of which each producer has his own secret recipe. The two styles are dry and sweet. We are working on this Vermouth description. Please come back soon.Send us an e-mail if you are looking for more info at cheers@drinkitalian.com Looking for interesting books about Vermouth and Aperitivi?– Aperitif: A Spirited Guide to the Drinks, History and Culture by Kate Hawkings– Vermouth: A Spirited Revival by Adam Ford Additionally, you can discover other Italian Spirits.