A visit to Cocchi in Italy, where they make still and sparkling wines plus wine-based vermouths, americanos, and more.
Nardini, a company known for grappa but which produces a range of liqueurs and amari as well, is headquartered in Bassano del Grappa, Italy, and dates to 1779. I had the chance to visit the company this past fall and wow! We started our tour in the distillery, or rather,...
15 new cocktails and drink books on everything from distilling to mead to drinks to accompany music and travel to favorite bars to rules for drinking.
Ten new drink books covering bourbon, aquavit, global booze and global bars, plus recipes for prosecco and Instagrammable cocktails.
I will visit Chicago this September 14, both to see all your cocktail bars and also to give a talk representing the industry group The Spirit of Italy.
A ton of information about the history of vermouth (both sweet and dry kind of come from the same place) and its legal definitions in the European Union.