Tag Archives: Italy

Drinking our way through Italy

It was June 2018, and we had zigzagged our way around the cobble stone streets of Rome, the hilly Tuscan towns of Pienza and Montepulciano, the picturesque seaside village of Lacco Ameno in Ischia, the ruins of Pompeii, and, finally, … Continue reading

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Tasting three European brandies: Hennessy VSOP, Vecchia Romagna and Asbach Urbrand

View this post on Instagram Setting up a tasting of three European brandies #brandy #europe #picofthenight #drink #tasting #european #europe #france #italy #germany A post shared by Angelo Capuano (@malt.mileage) on Sep 28, 2017 at 7:11am PDT Brandy, the quintessential … Continue reading

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La Paglierina grappa

Rating: ★★★★ Recommendation: Buy it!  Type: Grappa Origin: Italy ABV: 45% Reaction: 😀 La Paglierina is grappa from Italy. In my opinion there is good grappa and there is bad grappa. Bad grappa, at least in my opinion, has a character that resembles distilled store bought … Continue reading

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Puni Alba

Rating: ★★ Type: Spirit Origin: Italy ABV: 43% Reaction: 😦 Italy, the heartland of cheeky carb rich food and the pursuit of pleasure, is now scene to another one of life’s guilty pleasure’s – whisky. The Puni distillery in picturesque Glorenza  in northern … Continue reading

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