Tag: spirits

When Life Gives You Limoncello, Make Dessert

When Life Gives You Limoncello, Make Dessert

Limoncello (lee-mohn-CHEH-loh) is an italian lemon liquor produced in the southern part of Italy near the Amalfi Coast, Naples, the isle of Capri and the Sorrentine peninsula. Although over a hundred years old, it’s origin remains a mystery. It is made from the zest of Sorrento lemons. The zest, or peels without the pith, is steeped […]

| June 23, 2014
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House of Marnier Lapostolle

House of Marnier Lapostolle

I recently had the pleasure of spending the morning with Patrick Raguenaud.  As Master Distiller for the prestigious house of Grand Marnier, he is responsible for the quality and consistent superiority of taste and style for all of the marquee spirits produced by this iconic French company. Founded in France in 1827 and owned and […]

| June 6, 2013
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Tony C’s Secret Limoncello Recipe

Tony C’s Secret Limoncello Recipe

Our close friend Tony C is a true example of the great Italian American family culture.  Tony takes enormous pride in his ancestry, his family and the Italian gastronomical experience. Tony, like many Italian Americans loves to spend extended time with loved ones. He often shares stories about the incredible food, wine, spirits and amazing […]

| April 13, 2013
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Spirits and Slices

Spirits and Slices

Photos by:Eliza Czander Earlier this month, team DFW headed out to Cobble Hill, Brooklyn where Krescendo restaurant and Distillerie Fratelli Branca hosted a competition called Spirits and Slices —a pizza and cocktail pairing competition. On this special evening some of New York's top mixologists competed using a fine array of libations including  Candolini Grappa Bianca, […]

| February 28, 2013
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Hudson Valley’s Tuthilltown Spirits Making Waves

Hudson Valley’s Tuthilltown Spirits Making Waves

Prior to the days of prohibition, more than 1,000 distillers produced alcohol from New York grains and fruits.  Hudson Valley’s Tuthilltown Spirits has taken the lead in bringing back this tradition of small batch distillation and are well on their way to becoming a world-class distillery. For 220 years Tuthilltown Gristmill, a landmark which is […]

| January 8, 2013
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