The celebrated 007 popularized the use of vodka as the base of the Martini, rather than gin, hence the vodkatini is now widely accepted as an incredibly stylish and tasty alternative.
1 measure vodka
Dash dry vermouth
A single olive or a twist of lemon
1. Pour the vodka over a handful of ice in a mixing glass.
2. Add the vermouth, stir well and strain into a cocktail glass.
3. Dress with a single olive or a twist of lemon.