A Bloody Mary is a vodka based cocktail with tomato juice and other spices and flavourings, and in the United States it is usually consumed in the morning or early afternoon and is a popular hangover cure.
Invented in the early 1900s there are various theories as to the origin of the drink, as well as the origin of its name. As with a lot of cocktails, there are many variations and recipes listed for a Bloody Mary, but tomato juice and vodka are always the common ingredients.
A simple cocktail made with white wine, Campari and a good wedge of lemon. It’s important to use the correct wine; a dry, light and crisp Italian white wine is what you need.
A pretty cocktail that tastes as good as it looks. The flavours work in perfect harmony, one is never enough!