It was 1945 when Angelo Molinari, an expert perfumer, and connoisseur of the secrets of blending, began his experiments to create a product of the highest quality: the Sambuca Extra.
A liqueur with an unmistakable taste, based on star anise, with a recipe that is still secret today. Thus began the story of the Molinari company. From the post-war period to the present day, a recipe that has been handed down from generation to generation. A liqueur of unquestionable quality, born from a mix of passion and skill, which brightens up tables worldwide.
including vanilla, orange peels, and eucalyptus. The amaro was first produced by Stanislao Cobianchi in 1885 and is named after Princess Elena of Montenegro. Cobianchi traveled from continent to continent collecting 40 rinds, woods, seeds, rhizomes, flowers, fruits, citrus peels, roots, stems, and leaves. Amaro Montenegro is the result of a process that has been passed down through generations, unchanged since 1885. The Master Herbalist oversees the entire production process, just as Cobianchi once did.
The famous Italian grape brandy Vecchia Romagna - one of Italy's best-selling spirits and a historic brand that's been around for a very long time. Vecchia Romagna is distilled from the Trebbiano grape, known as Ugni Blanc in France - where it is the base grape for almost all of the world's best Cognacs. The name is derived from the fact that the brandy is traditionally made from products from this region. It is available in the quality levels Etichetta Nera (“Black label”), Classica and Riserva 10 anni as well as Etichetta Oro and Etichetta Bianca. The brand was created in 1820, but it was not launched on the Italian market until 1939.
The brand was acquired by Pernod Ricard in 2019. In 2015, Biggar & Leith was formed, to develop spirits from small, family-owned distilleries in Europe. The company approached the Vergnano family, which has been distilling gin since the 1970s at Torini Distillati in Moncalieri in the Piedmont region of Italy. Malfy Originale and Malfy Gin Con Limone were launched in the United States in March 2016 and are available in 40 countries. Distilled by the Vergnano family at their distillery, Malfy was the first Italian gin to be imported into the US. Gin is typically considered to have originated in Holland, but the company asserts that monks in Italy were distilling juniper-based medicinal spirits as far back as 1050.
Limoncello di Capri is made on the island of Capri with local lemons of the Ovale di Sorrento variety. The manufacturer is the Cannale family, who prepare Limoncello di Capri according to an old family recipe, without any chemical additives. Limoncello di Capri impresses with its fruity lemon taste and a light, but not in the foreground, sweetness, which allows the lemon taste to develop very well. Limoncello di Capri can be drunk for dessert, used to prepare desserts, and also used to prepare long drinks. The essential oils are dissolved from the lemon peel with alcohol and this mixture is then mixed with a sugar-water solution and diluted.
VOV Liquore Zabajone Confortante, Vov is the brand name of a liqueur made from eggs with 17.8% alcohol content. The same name is also commonly used today for homemade zabaione (= eggnog) liquor. A tradition claims that the recipe was introduced in Turin in the 16th century and initially called San Baylon cream, in honor of Franciscan San Pasquale Baylón, protector of cooks and pastry chefs. VOV is a famous Italian liquer made with Pellegrino Marsala, free-range-egg yolks, Madagascan vanilla, milk and sugar. This versatile drink can be enjoyed on its own, either chilled or warm, or even as an ice-cream sauce.
Stock 84 Original’s unmistakable character is the result of the aroma, flavour and golden colour developed during slow maturation in oak casks. It is during this ageing process that this brandy acquires the unique mellow taste and palate-pleasing smoothness that has been its hallmark for more than a century.
Stock 84 Brandy, a very popular brandy in Croatia, which is often mixed with cola as a stick-cola with ice. The unmistakable character, aroma, taste and golden colour are the results of long storage and maturation in oak barrels. This unique and globally popular brandy has been inspiring for 130 years.
Bottega has a history of four centuries in the world of wine and grappa. Since the 17th century, when our ancestors cultivated the vine as tenant farmers, up to now, with Bottega grappa and liquors being appreciated all over the world. Bottega wines and liquors received 280 prizes and awards, can be found in 132 countries and in the most important duty-free shops and airlines. IWSR has ranked Bottega Gold as the top-selling sparkling wine in travel retail. election of wine and grappa results from careful research on the choice of grape and pomace, winemaking and distillation techniques, to create unique products
Bareksten represents the essence of Norway, in both taste and character – dark, wild, breathtaking and dramatic. Clean flavours inspired by ancient craft traditions are the soul of Bareksten`s botanical wonders. Norwegian herbs, potatoes and berries fight an intense, slow and never-ending battle in extreme environments. Only the strongest and most stubborn survive. Norwegian ingredients, touched only by nature, form the basis for the raw flavours of Bareksten’s botanical spirits. Nordic, natural and organic ingredients form the basis for its unique flavours. Bareksten is produced by Oss Craft Distillery.
Royal Sedang is the meeting of French and Vietnamese cultures, seen through the adventure of Charles Marie de Mayrena. He became the last French King after being elected by local Vietnamese tribes as Chief of the Kingdom of Sedang in 1888. Charles Marie was a great lover of Indochina and its culture where he spent the rest of his life after marrying a Vietnamese lady. Charles Marie was also a great gin lover, as told in books about his incredible life. The aromas and flavors of Lemongrass, Jasmine, Tea, Lime. Royal Sedang is produced in Cognac, France.
Glen Grant is a distillery founded in 1840 in Rothes, Speyside, that produces single malt Scotch whisky. Previously owned by Chivas Brothers Ltd, best known for their Chivas Regal blended scotch whisky, Glen Grant was purchased by the Italian company Campari Group in December 2005. It is the biggest selling single malt Scotch whisky in Italy. Glen Grant was founded in 1840, by brothers John and James Grant, two former illegal distillers and smugglers who decided to take out a license. With the sea and port of Garmouth nearby, all the basic ingredients of malt whisky were close at hand.
Highland Park distillery is the northernmost single malt Scotch whisky distillery in the world, located in Kirkwall on the Orkney Islands off the far north coast of Scotland, where the Atlantic Ocean meets the North Sea. Highland Park is considered by whisky insiders one of the greatest single malts in the world. It has been named "The Best Spirit in the World" on three occasions by F. Paul Pacult, America's foremost expert on distilled spirits. Highland Park has also performed well in international spirit rating competitions. Its 25-Year-Old whisky was the first spirit to ever receive a perfect 100-point score at the Ultimate Spirits Challenge.
The Famous Grouse is a brand of blended Scotch whisky, first produced by Matthew Gloag & Son in 1896, and currently produced and owned by The Edrington Group. The single malt whiskies used in The Famous Grouse blend include the Edrington-owned Highland Park and The Macallan. Its emblem is the Red Grouse, Scotland's national game bird.It has been the highest-selling whisky brand in Scotland since 1980. As a standard price blended Scotch whisky, the main competitors in its home market are Bell's, Teacher and Grant's. The majority of its sales in the United Kingdom are during the Christmas period.
Appleton is one of Jamaica's best-known rums. Appleton Estate is one of the oldest businesses on the island. Rum has been produced here since 1749. The plantation already existed in 1655, the year that the English conquered the island of Jamaica from the Spanish. The company includes a 4400 ha plantation in western Jamaica, producing approximately 216,000 tons of sugar cane per year. Since 1916, the company has been owned by J. Wray and Nephew, a liquor dealer and manufacturer from the capital Kingston. Wray and Nephew have been part of the Gruppo Campari. In 2002 it soled over 1,000,000 bottles.
During the second half of the 19th century, Andrés Brugal Montaner, a Spanish national who had migrated from Catalonia, Spain to Santiago de Cuba, decided to move to the Dominican Republic and take up permanent residence in Puerto Plata. While in Cuba, Don Andrés acquired expertise in the making of rum and based on that experience he founded Brugal & Co. in Puerto Plata, the company produces several different kinds of rum. After introducing its dark rum into the market in 1888. It would mark the beginning of a long family tradition. Don Andrés, unknowingly, would become the forebearer of entrepreneurial leadership in DR.
Sagatiba is a Brazilian cachaça from the city of Patrocínio Paulista. Created in 2004, it became the first brand of cachaça to establish itself outside Brazil, taking over 90% of the market in Great Britain in 2007. In 2011, Sagatiba was bought for the US $ 26 million by the Italian Davide Campari-Milano . It is sold in two versions, Sagatiba Pura and Sagatiba Velha. The name of the cachaça comes from the union of the prefix saga, which in Nordic culture means adventure, heroic, legendary charge, with the word tiba from the Tupi indigenous language, which means infinite. Sagatiba is a welcome addition to the liquor shelves and its smooth sweetness makes some very fine cocktails
Founded in 1885, Gruppo Montenegro is a leading Italian spirits and food manufacturer. The Group’s brands have developed into icons of the “Made in Italy” label with strong brand equity and cultural significance.
Pernod Ricard is a French company that produces premium alcoholic beverages. It is the world’s second-largest wine and spirits company.
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Gruppo Campari, founded in 1860, is a leading player in the global branded beverage industry with a portfolio counting more than 50 premium and super-premium local and global brands.
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