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Travel - Italy - The Veneto(2)

Day 3. Today we visited Mantua, a first visit for me. It is actually in Lombardy so no lions of St Mark! The old city is defended by a splendid castle. 338 more words

WSET Spirits Class (Week 2): The Good, the Bad, and the Undrinkable

This was Week 2 of my WSET Spirits class.  We talked about brandy and bitters, and officially entered the realm of the obscure.

Bitters are a category of spirits that are made from various herbs, the blends of which are almost always some kind of state secret.   738 more words

Wine

Some Untold Facts of Grappa

Grappa is basically an Italian drink and is made of the discarded products of winemaking, which is known as Pomace. The Pomace contains stalks, seeds, pips, and skins… 376 more words

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A Unique Unrushed and Unexpected Travel Experience

in Castelfranco and the Veneto Region of Italy

If your idea of travel includes admiring, without being rushed and in total tranquility, masterpieces by Giorgione, Lotto, Palladio and Canova or spending a carefree day in the vineyards of Asolo and a Prosecco winery, or experiencing a unique and high-quality cuisine in the company of gracious hosts, then welcome to: 198 more words

Logistics

Banane a l'Ouest

Sometimes, when you are trying or not trying to come up with a drink idea, you end up with something that you subconsciously realize is shit, but really you do like since your taste buds have become a bunch of bloody hipsters over the years. 255 more words

Cocktails

New Release! by B.lo Nardini Grappa

You just haven’t tried the right one yet.

In the UK, you can expect any conversation about grappa goes the way of “I had a bad experience”. 424 more words

Bars & Cocktails

Frozen Grapes, Chocolate & Grappa

Ingredients

  • 1 bottle grappa , chilled
  • 2-3 bunches frozen grapes
  • a few bars good-quality dark chocolate (70% cocoa solids)

Method

  1. If you’re having a nice night with mates and there’s good wine and some conversation happening then I think this is a lovely thing to bring out a few hours after dinner.
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Dessert