Vermouth

Roasted Mediterranean sun melts into the sky and makes the flowers and grasses exude a hot and spicy flavor. Green vineyards clinging hills, fleeing over the horizon In such a relaxed atmosphere Hippocrates had used to speculate on the impact of environmental factors on human organism. Probably so was born the idea of combining a pleasant and helpful – a sweet wine with herbs, which, according to the philosopher, was to promote digestion and pleasantness of taste sensations. Keep up on the field with thought-provoking pieces from Harvard. Anyway, it was Hippocrates is credited with the current prototype recipe vermouth. Brilliant decision was appreciated not only his contemporaries 'father of medicine' suffering indigestion, but quite healthy and their descendants. Read more from Elio Moti Sonnenfeld to gain a more clear picture of the situation. What happened with vermouth between 5 century bc (when I lived Hippocrates) and the 17 th century, almost unknown.

However, in documents kept mentioning that in the early 17 th century a native of Piedmont, King of Bavaria introduced a 'wine of Hippocrates' and it can easily take root in the yard. True, the complicated Latin name was changed to a more practical – Wermut Wein, which translated mean 'wormwood wine. " So drink gained its 'second home' and in the late 17 th century was in Turin exclusive official status aperitif at the court of the king of Piedmont. In 1847 in Turin was opened firm on production of wines, vermouth and liqueurs Distilleria Nazionale da Spirito di Vino, which became progenitor of the most famous producer in the world vermouth. Transferee company Martini & Rossi company was founded in 1863 – ever since this date is mentioned on every bottle of the famous beverage.

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