World Martini Day - how to order a martini like a movie star

From Bond and Monroe to Deuce Bigalow, the martini has always had a suave elegance that matches the silver screen. And you feel that movie glamour when you order one at the bar. Here are our tips for ordering a martini like a film star.

A bit like ironing or work-life balance, ordering a martini properly is one of those essential life skills they should teach in schools but don’t.

So we think this story is as much a public service message as it is an interesting topic - and even more so ahead of World Martini Day, which happens the third Saturday of June every year.

How to order a martini like a movie star

There’s something very smooth about knowing exactly what to say to elicit a perfectly made cocktail in a cool bar.