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An Italian brandy distilled from the pomace of grapes used in winemaking.

[Italian, from Italian dialectal, grape stalk, brandy, of Germanic origin.]


(Brewing) a spirit distilled from the fermented remains of grapes after pressing
[Italian: grape stalk, of Germanic origin; see grape]


(ˈgrɑ pə)

an unaged brandy distilled from the pomace of a wine press.
[1890–95; < Italian: grape stalk < Germanic; see grape]


An Italian spirit made from the remains of grapes after they have been used for wine making.
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Noun1.grappa - Italian brandy made from residue of grapes after pressing
brandy - distilled from wine or fermented fruit juice
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The 650-square-metre lounge features check-in facilities, its own security checkpoint, an la carte restaurant and a barista bar serving a wide range of Swiss grappas and further fruit brandies.
The list includes 26 different high-end grappas, which strictly speaking is a cousin to brandy.
Terlato has represented Nonino amaro and grappas since 1996, and other Terlato Artisan Spirits key brands include Langley's No.
Les Bourgeois winemaker Jacob Holman said the distillery partnership could be used to produce Les Bourgeois-branded grappas and brandies as well as contract distilling for other wineries in the state.
Now about 20 employees strong, Peach Street is the reigning Distillery of the Year according to the American Distilling Institute for its whiskeys, grappas, gin and other spirits.
phone 011 39 041 528 6396) is a quiet, serious spot known for its grilled steaks, an all-Italian wine list and selection of grappas.
Some grappas fetch silly prices and are treated with extreme respect by aficionados.
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The company's Leonardo LoCascio Selections represent wines, grappas and liquors from most of Italy's 20 regions.