The martini drink has so much history and stories about it. Martinis require special touch when made. A martini is a special cocktail made by mixing gin and vermouth. This drink is usually served during social gatherings, parties and other special occasions. To experience the goodness of martinis, there are hundreds of variations to choose from.

One of the best martini recipes includes the Appletini. Apple Vodka gives it an apple taste and the addition to dry vermouth. For an appletini, you can begin with a martini shaker filled with ice. Add 2 ounces of Apple Vodka and a dash of dry vermouth. Shake and strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish it with apple slice before you serve. Your friends and family will surely love this drink!

Another martini recipe is the Blue Martini. This drink is made with Blue Curacao and Bombay Sapphire Gin. It reinforces the flavors of blue curacao and citrus. You can make a Blue Martini by filling a mixing glass with ice, adding 1 ½ ounce of Bombay Sapphire gin, ½ teaspoon Blue Curacao, ¼ ounces of dry vermouth and ½ fresh lemon juice. Stir and strain to a chilled martini glass, garnish with lemon twist.

Oprah first featured the Watermelon martini. To make this drink, you need a blender, add 2 cups of seedless watermelon, and blend until pureed. Set the puree aside in the freezer until party time. When it is time to serve the drink, blend the puree, ½-cup lemon vodka, ¼-cup Cointreau or Triple Sac, 1 ½-teaspoon sugar and ½-cup ice. Blend and pour into chilled martini glasses, garnish with a slice of fresh watermelon and serve.

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