Ve.n.to cocktail has a pretty interesting story behind its name. The word “Vento” means “wind” in Italian, or in other words — ‘some invisible power which can combine lands’, as described by one of the two founders of this cocktail. And the two dots in this name emphasize the regions of origin of Grappa, which is the key ingredient of the cocktail: “Ve” stands for Venice and “To” stands for Trentino. Grappa itself is an exciting and unique spirit from Italy, and is usually drunk as a traditional digestif or post-lunch drink.
A refreshingly cleansing chamomile grappa sour.
New Era Drinks
- White Grappa (1.5 fl oz.)
- Chamomile liqueur (0.5 fl oz.)
- Honey syrup, 3 honey to 1 water (0.5 fl oz.)
- Lemon juice, freshly squeezed (0.8 fl oz.)
- Egg white (1 pc)
1. Shake all ingredients with ice and strain back into shaker;
2. Dry shake (without ice) and fine strain into chilled glass.
3. Secret tip: when making your honey syrup, ideally dilute honey with chamomile tea rather than just water.
4. Garnish with lemon peel and white grapes speared on a cocktail pick.