Italian Grappa Delight

Daniel A. Tanner - Feb 25, 2008
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The best way to explore the unique taste of grappa is going to Bassano del Grappa, the city in Vicenza, and to enjoy the free samples of grappa handed out by the local distilleries that line the main road here. For the uninitiated, grappa is the traditional Italian drink made from pomace, the pressed skin and grapes after winemaking, and the result is a clear strong liqueur between 80 or 90 proof. It only takes two or three sips for the undiluted strength and warmth of the liqueur to take effect...

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