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Grappa – Ancient and Fascinating

Grappa How It’s Made Fascinating and Ancient Method * Distillation is an ancient practice that can be traced back to the first century AD. While the distillation of alcohol may have been carried out reliably by the School of Salerno in the 12th century, fractional distillation was developed by Tadeo Alderotti in the 13th century.  There is […]

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What is Grappa

What is Grappa Grappa is an alcoholic beverage, a fragrant, grape-based pomace brandy of Italian origin that contains 35 to 60 percent alcohol by volume (70 to 120 US proof). Distillation is an ancient practice that can be traced back to the first century AD.   The Museum of Wine and Grappa shows historical equipment used in […]

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