A Classic Martini in its simplest form, calls for just two ingredients – gin and vermouth – garnished with either an olive or lemon twist. The origins of this popular cocktail are unclear, but it’s said to have morphed from the Martinez and today several drinks served in V-shaped glasses have adopted the name – but are they actually true Martinis? Many of these “modern” cocktails are shaken – for example the popular Espresso and Pornstar Martinis – and 007 certainly loves his Vesper shaken as well. What is the correct way to make a Martini and is it right or wrong to shake them up?
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