Spirits in Castelbello-Ciardes, Italy
Distilling of fruit brandies in Venosta Valley
The distilling of fruit brandies has a long tradition in Venosta Valley. The traditional distillates are Grappa and fruit brandies such as apple, apricot, aniseed, walnut or Williams. Today there is a Renaissance of old varieties such as quince or Palabirne. The spirits are made from high-quality and organic local produce.
Fruit brandies are among the finest specialties. In Venosta Valley, where many small wine growers are at work, you can find quality distilleries and small distilleries.