Grappa

    Grappa anyone?

    … head to toe. Quite psychedelic. Seeing all the skins reminds me that Vinomaker's friend, Sky King, usually pesters us to make a grappa from the pomace. Too much trouble I say and it couldn't really be legally called grappa if produced in the USA. What would I call it? No matter, it's not going to happen. Besides, I'm not a grappa drinker anyway…

    By Vinsanity

    Autumn Cocktails with Nonino Grappa

    … Nonino Grappa Cocktails the bar at the Gritti Palace, Venice Fall’s cooler weather, and aromatic breezes proves a perfect time to shift to warming aromatic cocktails. Part of the Nonino project instigated by the three daughters has been working with mixologists around the world to create unique cocktails using the Nonino distillates…

    2 readers - By Hawk Wakawaka/ Hawk Wakawaka Wine Reviews

    GRAPPA !

    …I like grappa. I often drink it after a nice meal as a way to relax and to help me to digest. I put a few drops in my espresso, for what Italians call caffè corretto. I drizzle grappa on my lemon granita and other flavored ices and even have it with chocolate. A number of years ago Michele and I wrote and article for Gourmet Magazine called…

    5 readers - By Charles Scicolone/ Charles Scicolone on Wine

    Cassinelli Winery & Vineyards, Church Hill, MD – July 13th, 2014

    … Vintage Atlantic Wine Region, which showcases some of the fantastic wine being offered here on the East Coast. More big news on this new venture to come. I personally want to thank Al, Jennifer and their staff for the memorable visit. Best of luck on the distillery. It’s already on the list for next year. Links: Cassinelli Winery & Vineyards Chesapeake Wine Trail Vintage Atlantic Wine Region (Stay tuned for more on this!) …

    5 readers - By Doug Zimmerman/ Uncorked Remarks

    Let Us Now Praise After-Dinner Drinks

    …I know summer is not supposed to be the time for thinking about, much less consuming, brandies, but I can’t help it: I’m addicted. For me, nothing completes an enjoyable dinner as well as a fine digestivo – or digestif, if you prefer. Whichever you call it, those names indicate exactly what that little tot…

    By Tom Maresca/ Tom's Wine Line