Hone, Valle d’Aosta
Established: 1948
Owners: Calvetti family

The Calvetti family have been distilling traditional liqueurs of Aosta since 1948. The operation is completely artisanal, specialising in small batch distillation utilising Aosta’s unique alpine herbs and flowers. Genepy and Amaro are made following similar procedures. The herbs are picked in August, allowed to dry and then infused together in pure alcohol for about a month. Part of the infusion is then re-distilled to give the liqueur a more persistent flavour and to clarify the colour and then sugar and spring water (to adjust the alcohol) are added. …read more

Sangallo Distilleria Cinque Terre

Monterosso al Mare, Liguria

Established: 1964
Owners: Stefano Bergamino and Camilla Moggia

Established in 1964 in the beautiful village of Monterosso al Mare, one of the five villages of Liguria’s famed Cinque Terre coastline, today Stefano Bergamino and Camilla Moggia continue the family tradition of producing a wide range of spirits and liqueurs. Amaro Camatti is a Genovese specialty, first made by Umberto Briganti in 1923 and named after his wife. …read more

Antica Torino

Torino, Piedmont

Province of Torino
Established: 2014
Owners: Vittorio Zoppi & Filippo Antonelli

Antica Torino is a partnership and project of passion between Vittorio Zoppi and Umbrian wine maker Filippo Antonelli.  Rather than seeking out the exotic, often imported botanicals that go into more modern styled vermouth, Antica Torino takes a page out of the history books, a time when vermouth was created utilizing what was readily available locally.  …read more

Ischia Sapori


ischiaProvince of Naples
Established: 1880
Owners: Savastano family

Ischia is a volcanic island in the Tyrrhenian Sea, located at the northern end of the Gulf of Naples, about 30 kilometres from the city of Naples. It is the largest of the Phlegraean Islands with a surface area of 46 square kilometres and measures 10 km east to west and 7 km north to south with about 34 km of coastline.  …read more

Questa È Vera Grappa

Belvedere di Villaga

Province of Vicenza
Owners: Schiavon family
Distiller: Stefano Grandis

Questa è Vera Grappa is Italian for ‘this is real grappa’ and the eccentricity of the name reflects the artisanal nature of the distillery, now in its third generation. Questa è Vera Grappa is characterised by purity and true to variety aromatics and flavours. The distinctive packaging, all done by hand, is so striking that the each grappe has simply become known by its wrapping colour. …read more



Province of Udine
Established: 1897
Owner: Nonino family
Distillers: Benito and Cristina Nonino

The Nonino family have devoted themselves to the art of distillation since 1897 and each generation has been actively improving and innovating to change the perception of this ancient Friulian distillate. Nonino is a family affair with daughters Cristina, Antonella and Elisabetta following the traditions of their parents, Benito and Giannola, in elevating Grappa above mere grape distillate to something of an art form. …read more