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Raphael: Serendipity November 15, 2015

The last few times we drove past Raphael Winery thinking about going in for a tasting, we noted they were “Closed for a Private Event.”  It’s no surprise that that happens there fairly frequently, since they have a beautiful facility with plenty of room for large parties.  214 more words

North Fork

Brun: a must-go osteria

After visiting the Molinetto della Croda, you can drive, ride or walk to the village of Rolle through a tiny valley just in the heart of the DOCG Prosecco vineyards. 120 more words


Illicit backyard still

FRANK Valbusa (45) was charged with having an illicit still on his premises at Coledale (NSW) on March 23rd, also with having illicit spirit in his possession. 272 more words


Grappa at its Best

I have been a grappa drinker since the first time I went to Italy in 1970. I generally enjoy grappa after meals, but I also like it in espresso (caffé corretto), drizzled on Italian ices, in a fruit salad, with chocolate, etc. 693 more words


Ridefiniamo la storia della grappa

Si parte sempre dalle vinacce e da qui si ottiene un distillato che chiamiamo
grappa solo in Italia e nella Svizzera italofona.


Great Grappa: Marolo

It’s no news to any of my regular readers that I love grappa. I have always loved it. Even before it was fashionable, even before what was available here in the US was really good, even when all one could get was thought of as Truckers’ Breakfast, even when some of it gave white lightning a good name, I loved grappa. 633 more words


High Spirits

I was tired of drinking my grappa from unauthorized vessels.

I finally made the effort to purchase a proper set.