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Homemade Vermouth

Full of botanicals, this simple homemade vermouth recipe takes a bit of time, but is worth every last drop.
Homemade Vermouth Recipe

Prep: 10 minutes


1500 ml of Riesling

35 grams wormwood

20 grams lemongrass

17 grams Angelica (if fresh, 34 grams)

17 grams fresh grapefruit peel

17 grams fresh lemon peel

10 grams dried rose petals

10 grams lavender (dried flowers)

10 grams licorice bark

a few lavender stems / stalks

pinch of sea salt

1 1/2 ounces grape Eau de Vie

45 grams of local honey


1. In a large jar, mix the Riesling with the wormwood, lemongrass, Angelica, grapefruit and lemon peels, rose petals, lavender, licorice bark, lavender, and sea salt. Let is sit for 1 to 2 weeks, then strain, discarding the solids.

2. Stir in the Eau de Vie and the honey. Stir and serve!

From How to Make Your Own Vermouth