“Everybody knows the Martinez, right?” asks Dave Wondrich before his demonstration. Open before him is one-time Esquire Magazine drinks writer, David Laskin’s, Wine and Liquor Handbook published in 1984.
“Gin. Vermouth. Stirred. A little splash of liqueur. A very elegant drink. The beginning of the martini, et cetera,” he says.
Jeff “Beachbum” Berry listens intently. Wondrich looks down at Laskin’s recipe very closely and begins building it.
“First, we put into the blender cracked ice…”