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May 2016

30 May

Italy, Asolo Prosecco & Grappa

Srosecco  is my favourite wine. Sparkling, chilly, with its unique aroma, it matches all kind of food and all seasons. It is good for an aperitif or to accompany a whole meal. Veneto is the territory, where Prosecco is grown, more specifically in a small area called Valdobbiadene. Asolo is not far from this area and produces the variety Prosecco di Asolo. A bit less sparkling, but always memorable. You may taste it everywhere; in the ‘enoteca’ or the ‘restaurants’, accompanied by home-made cicchetti (nibbles). And after lunch, we did indulge in these home-made grappa. Flavours ranges from ginger to liquorice, from blueberries to star aniseed. Simply delicious. [eltd_blockquote text="Grappa is a typical liquor from Veneto. It is made...
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