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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The Little Dictionary of Grappa From A for Acids to H for Heart

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We’ve talked a lot about grappa, about its history, about stills and raw materials and distillation methods. In the next few posts we’d like to offer a reference tool to help readers of our blog to find their way in the complex and fascinating...

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A thousand uses for marcs

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Writer and philosopher Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) noted that “Haste makes waste, no less in life than it does in housekeeping.” The farming and agricultural world is inseparable from the rhythms of nature, and is certainly not prone to...

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Marcs: a noble raw material

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Everything good that you taste in a sip of grappa comes from the marcs...without these, this distillate wouldn’t even exist. The quality of a grappa comes from the marcs before anything, or the remaining mass of skins and pips left after the...

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