Grappa

    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

    Sonoma Valley Portworks Petite Sirah Port 2007

    … 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, and she…

    5 readers - By Rebecca Gomez Farrell/ Rebecca Gomez Farrell

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

    …Maryland, day two. My sincere apologies that it took two months to cover a two day road trip. Come to think of it, it may be a good incentive to live each day to the fullest and extend the good times. Or something like that. Enough rambling. Cassinelli Winery is located south of Chestertown on Rt. 213 in the heart of Maryland’s Eastern Shore. When…

    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