Sweet vermouth is an aromatized wine, a type of fortifled wine flavored with various botanicals (roots, barks, flowers, seeds, herbs, spices). The modern versions of the beverage were first produced in the mid to late 18th century in Turin,Italy. While vermouth was traditionally used for medicinal purposes. However, in the late 1800s it became popular with bartenders as a key ingredient in many classic cocktail recipes that have survived to date, such as the martini, the mahathan and the negroni. Sweet vermouth is nowadays an ingredient for many cocktail recipes. Send us your cocktail recipes with sweet vermouth and we'll bring them online.