Cocktail of the Week: Martinez

Created especially for Craft Gin Club by Luxardo brand ambassador Gareth Franklin, this gorgeous recipe shows off the perfect pairing of Luxardo Maraschino Cherries and Arbikie AK’s Gin beautifully.


This classic cocktail, thought to be the precursor to the Martini, is given a delicious twist by using the syrup from your Luxardo Maraschino Cherries.

Cherry Martinez luxardo gin cocktail

35ml Arbikie AK’s Gin
35ml Sweet vermouth
10ml Luxardo cherry syrup from the jar
1 dash Angostura orange bitters (optional)

Stir all ingredients with ice, serve up in a chilled glass with a Luxardo maraschino cherry as garnish.

The Martinez is even the favourite cocktail of Frank Luxardo. See what he has to say here!