Originally popularized by James Bond in Ian Fleming's Casino Royal, the crisply delicious Vodka Martini Cocktail has since supplanted the traditional gin-based martini cocktail in widespread popularity.
2 parts Grey Goose® Vodka
1 splash of Martini & Rossi® dry vermouth
1 strip lemon zest, 3 inches.
Shake all ingredients except lemon zest and strain into a chilled martini glass. Hold the lemon zest strip over the drink and twist its ends in opposite directions to release its oils before dropping it into the glass.
Pomegranate Martini Cocktail Martini Cocktail
Rich in flavor and striking in color, the Pomegranate Martini Cocktail has become the cocktail of choice over the past few years. The pomegranate's signature tart flavor gives it the perfect blend of sweet and sour.
1 ½ parts Bacardi O®
2 parts Pom Wonderful pomegranate juice
1 part fresh lime juice
¾ part of Triple Sec® or Cointreau®
A splash of Martini & Rossi® Prosecco
1 lemon wedge or pomegranate slice
Shake all ingredients over ice and strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with a lemon wedge or a slice of fresh pomegranate.