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Alexander Grappa

Italian spirit distilled from grape pomace

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A Quick Tip by Sharrie

  • Mar 6, 2010
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Nice bottle and great gift. Too nice to even open the packaging! I'll be back ;p
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More Alexander Grappa Aqua di Vita reviews
review by . September 12, 2009
posted in Gourmand
A Feast for the eyes
When it comes to wine or spirits, I'm no expert. But when it comes to packaging, I can tell you if an item is going to sell or not. And sell away this one did. Alexander Grappa Aqua di Vita!      It's a piece of art, not just the grappa but also the hand blown glass. Often, perfumes and wine bottles end up being collectibles and I'm sure this particular one will be here a long time to come. It has the most beautiful wine bottles I've ever come in contact with …
Quick Tip by . December 13, 2009
Alexander Grappa are great for gifts. Individually crafted with different icons designed to be specifically serve as great souvenirs.
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It has a reputation as a folk remedy for a vast range of ailments- toothaches, upset stomach, depression and high cholesterol, to name just a few. It's said to be a most efficient means of warming up on a chilly day or aiding digestion at the conclusion of a satisfying meal. Whatever the scientific facts may be, grappa - a clear spirit distilled from grape pomace - is unquestionably a cherished Italian institution that has been enjoyed with gusto for centuries, more often simply for pleasure than any other reason. Whether served as a touch to enhance an espresso, added to a favorite recipe, mixed in a cocktail or, perhaps most commonly, shared neat as a digestif in good company over great conversation, this eau-de-vie embodies Italian tradition and camaraderie.

Alexander Grappa presents this classic Italian spirit with artistry, ingenuity and a modern, elegant
flair. Developed and introduced in 1987 under the creative direction of dynamic entrepreneur
Sandro Bottega, the Alexander Grappa range is designed to meet the expectations and palates of
a sophisticated new generation of grappa drinkers. These exquisite grappas are produced by
Distilleria Bottega, located in the heart of northern Italy's scenic Veneto region, birthplace of
grappa. Double-distilled in copper steam alembic stills under the exacting standards of the Bottega
family's proprietary system, Alexander Grappas are highly ...
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