The secrets of grappa

In vino veritas, but also "in grappa", of course.

costo10,00 €
distance from the outlet23 km (map)
phone0143 841113

In vino veritas, but also "in grappa", of course.

"Grappa purifies, disinfects and sanctifies. Those who leave with grappa ascend into Heaven".
So goes an old popular saying. In Silvano d'Orba in 1870, Paolo Gualco distilled the marc with ancient wisdom and started the history of grappa. After 150 years with two world wars, the years of terrorist outrages, periods of recession and epidemics, the noble tradition continues with Alessandro Soldatini, father of Giorgio and Marcella.

The Gualco distillery can be visited all year round but booking is required to take a guided tour with tasting. The tour lasts about an hour and a half and includes: story of the grappa product, visit of the marc storage room, of the historic Piedmontese bain-marie distillation plant and of the aging cellar of the late 1700s, a presentation through small examples of infusions for the flavoring of grappa and a guided tasting of 3 products.
The cost is € 10 per person but, in case of purchase of products, the experience is free. 

Distilleria Gualco
+39 0143 841113

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