Grappa

    Autumn Cocktails with Nonino Grappa

    … grappa works well with pineapple juice. Nonino Cool, Head Barman Gennaro Florio, Venice Gennaro Florio, Venice Nonino Cool Head Barman Gennaro Florio 4cl Grappa Nonino Cru Monovitigno Fragolino 3cl Sour Apple liqueur 1 Tbsp blossom honey drops of squeezed lime Caramelize seasonal fruit (apple works well) in Grappa Nonino Monovitigno Moscato…

    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

    Sonoma Valley Portworks Petite Sirah Port 2007

    … give all their attention to after dinner drinks. Sonoma Valley Portworks makes sherry, grappas, and wine-infused vinegars in addition to port. The typical list in their tasting room includes a sampling of everything but the grappa. Which means I need to work on getting them to offer grappa tastings too! Co-owner Caryn Reading did our pouring…

    5 readers - By Rebecca Gomez Farrell/ Rebecca Gomez Farrell

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

    … in oak, which gives it a creamy mouthfeel. Pole Dancer White – Al has a thing for old school burlesque, which was the impetus for the name of this one. This wine is from Vidal grapes with 3% Residual Sugar. Very similar similar to a sweet Riesling. Rosé of Barbera – A good compromise between dry & sweet, this earthy Rosé is in contact…

    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