- It’s better to drink it from grappa producers. Grapes used for grappa are typically from the pomace (skin, seeds, pulp and stems) that have been discarded when making wine. It’s a great way for wine producers to get the most out of their grapes, but not always the best way to get the most out of grappa. Follow?
- It should not have to have a pear in the bottle to taste like pear. You may find a bottle with a pear sitting at the bottom. This is primarily for show. It doesn’t add any additional flavor, since the flavor is already intense due to the fermentation and filtering process.
- It was used to keep soldiers warm.
- It’s only called grappa if it was distilled in Italy, San Marino or the Italian area in Switzerland.
- By law, winemakers can only sell the pomace to grappa makers to avoid the dangers of producing grappa since this ensures that it’s distilled correctly by removing all hints of methanol.
5 Interesting facts about Grappa05 February 2018
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