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  • n. An Italian white wine from the region around the town of Frascati


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  • I was once again asked to reveal my identity and I kept on denying the name Frascati.

    Operatives, Spies, and Saboteurs

  • The Frascati was a good vintage that complemented the pasta divinely.


  • Cesario, and the village thus begun was called Frascati, either because of the frasche (wattles) of which the first huts were built, or because the locality had already been known as Frascaria, which in

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

  • The arrangement of the Frascati is a novelty; it is all so open and, though there are plenty of staffers about, not in the least stuffy.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 103, December 3, 1892

  • For the horses 'sake the ladies went that afternoon only to "Frascati," lower limit of the Shell Road, where, in a small hour of the night Anna heard the sudden boom and long rumble that told the end of Fort Powell and salvation of its garrison.

    Kincaid's Battery

  • Coincidently, the Italian restaurant, Frascati, has another location in La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, Nayarit, about 5 miles from our house.

    Guanajuato restaurants

  • Have already eaten at Frascati, and Truco 7, and the lovely Casa Abue (I think that's the name .... thanks Betsy!) just off Plaza Baratillo.

    Guanajuato restaurants

  • Then in his early 20s, Mr. Graves drank a lot of Italian wine during those years "probably Frascati—we weren't connoisseurs in those days," he said, naming the simple white wine made in Lazio, the province of Rome.

    Michael Graves

  • Nothing could be simpler than this, and what could taste better with a cold glass of Frascati, consumed in a piazza in early afternoon sunlight?

    The Forever City

  • The result is definitely a book to be consumed on an Italian hillside, with a bottle of Frascati in hand.

    Parallel Lives


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