ALEXANDER GRAPPA presents this classic Italian spirit with artistry, ingenuity and a modern, elegant flair..
Developed and introduced in 1987 under the creative direction of dynamic entrepreneur Sandro Bottega, the Alexander Grappa range are produced by Distilleria Bottega, located in the heart of northern Italy’s scenic Veneto region, birthplace of grappa. Double-distilled in copper steam alembic stills, Alexander Grappas are highly refined, aromatic, smooth and naturally moderate in alcohol.
IIt has a reputation as a folk remedy for a vast range of ailments– toothaches, upset stomach, depression and high cholesterol, to name just a few. It’s said to be a most efficient means of warming up on a chilly day or aiding digestion at the conclusion of a satisfying meal.
unquestionably a cherished Italian institution that has been enjoyed with gusto for centuries
Whatever the scientific facts may be, grappa – a clear spirit distilled from grape pomace – is unquestionably a cherished Italian institution that has been enjoyed with gusto for centuries, more often simply for pleasure than any other reason. Whether served as a touch to enhance espresso, added to a favorite recipe, mixed in a cocktail or, perhaps most commonly, shared neat as a digestif in good company over great conversation, this eau-de-vie embodies Italian tradition and camaraderie.
Alexander Grappas are packaged in sensational hand-blown bottles designed by Sandro Bottega and crafted by skilled master glass blowers at the Bottega family’s own glassmaking facility, in the tradition of the art form developed in Venice in the 1400s.