Where to find vermouth on liquor store

Is vermouth a wine or liquor?

Technically, vermouth isn’t a spirit but a fortified wine—a flavored, aromatized wine that’s had its ABV boosted with some kind of neutral alcohol (e.g. clear grape brandy) and been flavored with a variety of herbs, botanicals, and spices.

Is vermouth sold with wine?

If your grocery store carries vermouth, it will be in either the liquor aisle or the wine aisle. If it’s in the wine aisle, there’s a good change it will be with specialty and dessert wines.

Is vermouth a brandy?

What is vermouth? It’s is a fortified wine, meaning that liquor has been added to the wine (usually brandy). There are two main types of vermouth: sweet (usually red) and dry (usually white). Sweet vermouth is subtly sweet and spicy.

What can I use instead of vermouth?

The best dry vermouth substitute? Dry white wine. Any variety of dry white is a great match for flavor, though dry vermouth is a little less punchy in its flavor. It works in a martini: but you’ll want the driest wine possible.

Do you have to be 21 to buy vermouth?

Home > Vermouth > Do You Have To Be 21 To Buy Dry Vermouth? Cooking wine is available in most grocery stores and is not considered an alcoholic beverage by the FDA. You do not need to be 21 or have an ID to buy it. It is not intended to be drunk, but it is sold as such.