grappa grappa

Definition(s):

  • (n) Italian brandy made from residue of grapes after pressing

Usage(s):

  1. The Irish have their eponymous coffee, and any authentic Italian restaurant offers something called caff corretto, a shot of espresso mixed with a shot of grappa or sambuca.
  2. Before 1970, liquor stores used to stock tequila if they carried it at allon a back shelf alongside ouzo and grappa.
  3. This is a place where you linger over one last grappa without fear of being thrown outa rare treat in Tokyo.

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  1. "After the stage of Monte Grappa, where I had a bad day, I decided that it was pointless to compete for the overall standings and just to go for stage wins," said Garzelli. "But I was really thinking of Wednesday's stage rather than the...
    on May 25, 2010 By: Stefano Garzelli Source: AFP

  2. As RW Apple Jr wrote in the New York Times, Nonino "tamed grappa, taught it table manners and gave it mass appeal, not only in Italy but overseas, too."
    on May 12, 2010 By: RW Apple Source: Indian Express

  3. Alexander Stubb, a Finnish MEP, said: "We have made vodka out of potato and grain for over 500 years. When we became EU members in 1995 we were told that vodka would have a tight definition, just like rum, just like whisky, just like grappa. We...
    on Jun 19, 2007 By: Alexander Stubb Source: Times Online

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