Vermouth or Dare

Drink, Luxury Travel

Vermouth—a botanical-infused fortified wine that ranges from dry to syrupy sweet—has come a long way from being the preferred post–Mass aperitif for Catalonian seniors. While the mystery mix of herbs and sugar is still considered an acquired taste by many, Barcelona’s most creative mixologists are reviving vermut (as it’s called in Catalan) with inventive drinks far removed from your grandpa’s Negroni.

At the Hotel Arts, Diego Baud pairs vermouth and amontillado sherry for the 45 Your Soul, which is served with a tiny clothesline hung with jamón ibérico. “The sweet yet dry notes of the aromatic cocktail dance beautifully with the savory, complex flavors of the jamón,” he says…

 Hemispheres Inflight Magazine Read Full Article