Reus, Catalonia, Spain
According to ancient writings, Vermouth was invented by Hippocrates, a famous physician of antiquity, born in 460 BC. He macerated flowers and leaves of wormwood dictamo in wine, obtaining what in the middle ages was called, “Hippocratic wine” or simply “herbal wine.” Reus area in Catalonia became a top-quality Vermouth producing area in Spain after 1892, exporting around the globe.
Toni Omedes Alegre has been involved in the spirits business since he was born, his family started elaborating wines and spirits back in 1910 in Spain. Generation after generation they have continued this legacy with passion and dedication.
In 2016 as a personal and passionate challenge he found and ancient formula of “his perfect red vermouth”, from Reus where he started Fot-Li.