Myths & Legends of the Martini: Tasting & Talk

Martini Tasting with Erik Seifon

The myths behind the Martini are plenty. K-Bar Talks is going to surprise you with the stories behind this legendary drink, and you get to taste 3 different Martini versions guided by Erik Seifon.

two martini glasses with green olives for martini tasting in copenhagen k-bar
Was the original Martini with olives or a lemon twist?


Martini has played in popular culture ever since its invention in 1849, or maybe it was the 1880s, or possibly 1906, who knows?  It might involve stories of gold miners going to the bar after striking it rich. Or was it because of a Rockfeller in a hotel in New York? Why and when did the name change from Martinez to Martini?

Whatever version you heard, it was definitely NOT concocted by Agent 007, who ordered his “shaken and not stirred” in Ian Fleming’s 1958 novel “Dr. No.

The Event

You will taste 3 different Martini Cocktails. You’ll leave with more than the usual James Bond story to tell the next time you talk about your favourite Martini.

  • Martinez
  • Dry Martini
  • Martini Twist – a secret choice for the event
  • Experience the evolution of the Martini guided by Erik Seifon .


  • 16:45 – Doors open
  • 17:00 – Event begins
  • 18:00  –  15 minute break / Set for Q&A
  • 19: 00 – End of event

Cancellation policy:
We are sad to see you go, but if you change your mind and you can’t come to the event, we can offer you a full refund if you email  NO LATER THAN the 20th of September before 13:00  – Email title: “Cancellation MYTH MARTINI” with your name/surname. All e-mails received after this deadline, won’t be refunded.

The Myths & Legends of Martini: Tasting & Talk ticket sales has ended!


21 Sep 2021


17:00 - 19:00

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: 21 Sep 2021
  • Time: 11:00 - 13:00




K-bar Ved Stranden 20, Copenhagen Denmark


+45 33 91 92 22



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