Grappa Anatomy, The Fire

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Acqua vitae, the "water of life". Or even aqua ardens, or "burning water:" how the Catalan alchemist, Arnoldo da Villanova (1235-1311), defined the first hydroalcoholic beverages, that is, fruit distilled by maceration in alcohol and water....

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See You at Vinitaly!

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Many people may not know it, but Vinitaly is an International Wine and Spirits Exhibition. The event is dedicated to the world of excellent wine and also features the best Italian “spirits”....

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Grappa Anatomy, the pomace

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However refined the skills of the distiller or the still, it is the quality of the pomace that distinguishes an excellent grappa from a forgettable one....

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Baijiu and grappa, what are the differences?

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Baijiu, who was this? Baijiu is, quite simply, the most drunk distillate in the world. This is because it is the "spirit of China", the bottle that - instead of wine - is never missing on the tables of the Great Wall, where more than 20 billion...

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