Antica Formula is a red vermouth made from an original recipe by Antonio Benedetto Carpano, the man credited with creating modern vermouth in Turin in 1786. Carpano originally developed vermouth by mixing herbs with a base wine and then sweetening it by adding spirit. His new drink proved so popular that soon his shop had to stay open 24 hours ... Read More »
A 37.5cl bottle of arguably the world's greatest red vermouth, the sublime Antica Formula from Carpano. Antica's big, gutsy, multi-layered flavour means it should be used sparingly in Manhattans and Negronis made with regular spirits, but it's best when paired with equally big-boned ryes and gins for a real taste sensation.