American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An Italian brandy distilled from the pomace of grapes used in winemaking.
- n. uncountable An Italian grape-based spirit of between 80 and 100 proof, made from the distillation of pomace.
- n. countable A variety or serving of grappa.
- n. Italian brandy made from residue of grapes after pressing
- Italian, from Italian dialectal, grape stalk, brandy, of Germanic origin. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Italy's reason for refusing to ratify the trade deal was that it was insisting that South African manufacturers stopped using the term grappa for local spirits.”
“If South Africa agreed right now, today, to stop using the term grappa, nothing would change," he said.”
“Monday of bad faith over a trade agreement centred on the use of the terms grappa and ouzo.”
“Africa fails to stop using the terms grappa and ouzo for liquor produced in South Africa.”
“That icy thimble of spirits called grappa goes down with a chill and a burn, and now threatens to bring the roof down on one of”
“Erwin said his government had noted the concerns of the Italian government about the use of the word grappa on South African-made products but said he did not believe these could stop or delay the implementation of the agreement.”
“Italy objected to South African producers using the word grappa which it believed it had obtained exclusive rights to use.”
“An EU official in Brussels said last week that the problem runs deeper than merely the use of the terms grappa and ouzo.”
“He filled the glass with grappa from a short bottle.”
“A kind of fruit, it is fermented into a strong "grappa" - like alcohol, and whipped with egg whites into this frothy light sweet treat (the Belgian director Heddy Honigmann dedicated a whole film to Pisco Sours!).”
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I'm nöt a fan of IKEA the cömpäny or störe, but måny of their prödüct names make me giggle.
I started this off with reål prödüct names, but feel free to make them üp.
an Eckhartian exercise of grinding
Liqueurs (generic) from around the world
Fermented and distilled.
While cleaning out some drawers today (28 September 2008), I found a list of words from Foucault's Pendulum that I'd written fifteen or twenty years ago. I'm adding some of them here, along with ot...
Looking for tweets for grappa.