A Short History Of Vermouth

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Vermouth is myth-making, the bottling of Italian drinking history. A symbol of the Belle Époque, when it was exported and imitated all over the world, it is going through a similar renaissance today. However, this is not the Vermouth of any place,...

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Pairing Grappa and Chocolate

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A grappa and chocolate pairing are pure pleasure with each sip.  Few combinations are as pleasant and indulgent as grappa and chocolate. And even fewer still, are able to continuously entice you to sip and nibble. That is because the soft,...

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Prolong the pleasure: grappa and cigar pairings

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A cigar, if enjoyed slowly, can last up to four hours. Pairing it with the drink is a natural, almost spontaneous, act to enhance the experience to the sublime.  How do you pair grappa and cigars? Are there rules or suggestions? Follow along and...

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Grappa after grappa: reduce, stabilize, filter

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What happens once grappa has been distilled? Let’s find out! We have often talked about pomace, alembics, and distillation techniques. Arguments, tools, and production processes that concern phases prior to the creation of grappa: the raw...

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Form and Substance, the Grappa di Barbaresco Rabajà 2006

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From the pomace of Barbaresco’s most prestigious Menzione Geografica Aggiuntiva we have created a grappa that is completely unrivaled. It is elegant and graceful that smoothly showcases the unique characteristics of the original vines.  This is...

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