The story of Martini is 150 years of Italian passion. From its birth in Turin in 1863 it took on the world and succeeded. It became an icon a symbol for those who love to live their life with style. Martini & Rossi was founded by a combination of three very different personalities. Alessandro Martini was a gifted salesman Teofilo Sola the dependable accountant and Luigi Rossi creative herbalist and liqueur expert. Any one of them could have made a solo bid for the company but in the spirit of collaboration they pooled their talents instead. Their motto 'Volere é Potere' (where there is a will there is a way) set them on the path to global success. Energy passion and dedication guided Martini on its incredible journey from its origins in Italy to New York Brazil Egypt Hong Kong and beyond. By 1903 Martini had become one of the most international brands worldwide; reaching 70 countries across all continents.