¾ ounce Vya Sweet Vermouth (co-founded by former Marinite Michael Dellar)
¾ ounce Gran Classico Bitter (Tempus Fugit Spirits, Petaluma)
¾ ounce Alamere London Dry Gin*
1 blood orange wheel
1 star anise
Combine all three liquid ingredients in a mixing glass with ice. Stir and strain into an ice filled serving glass and garnish with blood orange and star anise.