Grappa was originally created to avoid wasting the pomace left over from the winemaking process, the pomace was then distilled into a clear brandy. This text provides a brief history and overview of production methods, together with an A-Z guide to grappa.
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Descrizione libro Abbeville Press. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. 0789203391 *BRAND NEW* Ships Same Day or Next!. Codice libro della libreria NATARAJB1FI707332
Descrizione libro Abbeville Pr, New York, New York, U.S.A., 2000. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Condizione sovraccoperta: New. Bodo A Schieren (Photographs) (illustratore). 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Book, cover, DJ and text in " New" condition, red cloth binding with silver embossed title on front panel and spine cover. Codice libro della libreria 004738
Descrizione libro Abbeville Press, 2000. Condizione libro: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Despite grappa's favored place today in even the most exclusive bars, its origins are humble. It was created primarily to avoid wasting the pomace -- the skins, pips, stems, and pulp left over from the winemaking process. The pomace was then distilled, creating a clear brandy often considered too fiery and inelegant for sophisticated palates. But as vintners began to craft world-class wines out of grapes and regions once thought unsophisticated, and as boutique bourbons and single-malt Scotches became trendy, grappa too was ready for a revival.A brief history of this distillate is followed by a discussion of what distinguishes it from other pomace brandies made in Italy and elsewhere. High-quality brands are now often handcrafted by a select few vintners and distillers, and the authors explain each step of making grappa, from the harvest to the aging, bottling, and production. The heart of this handsome volume consists of two A to Z guides: one of the vintners, who tend to be smaller producers; and the other of the distillers, most of whom produce in greater quantities. A brief overview of the history, methods, equipment, and grapes is supplied for each producer, and the tasting notes that follow are both informative and evocative.Grappa is a guide to finding pleasure in a drink whose essence has often been obscured by snobbery. With a well-conceived introduction and a thoughtful, straightforward catalog of producers, this book should prove an essential reference for newcomers and for connoisseurs. Codice libro della libreria ABE_book_new_0789203391
Descrizione libro Abbeville Press, 2000. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0789203391
Descrizione libro Abbeville Press, 2000. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110789203391
Descrizione libro Abbeville Press, 2000. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0789203391
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