The history of grappa in 5 dates

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From Miriam sister of Moses to Regulation n. 1576 of the European Council. Here are 5 important dates that formed the unique character of Italy’s national spirit. When and where was grappa first made? Grappa was first discovered by alchemists...

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The differences between Grappa and Cognac

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The appellation Cognac includes two departments of central-western France leading to the basin of the Charente River, north of Bordeaux: Charente and Charente-Maritime. At the center of this region is the homonymous town of Cognac which, according...

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Why is grappa aged in wooden barrels?

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"During the ageing process, the distiller becomes a designer. He constructs “made-to-measure” clothes, not to conceal the “body of the grappa” but to enhance its natural beauty, its deportment". Lorenzo Marolo Marolo ages its...

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Nivis, a grappa born from the cold

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A grappa born in the winter, strengthen by the northern winds, made unique by the long contact with the snow of the cold season. Nivis is the first grappa made through natural stabilization and filtered without using mechanical refrigeration, but by...

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