Other Italian beverages

The Most Famous Italian Liquors
Tuesday, December 31TH, 2013 by
  Italy is not only and simply known for her fine wines, but also for a plethora of liqueurs and spirits we enjoy at times as an aperitivo, at times as an after-dinner digestive, often also important ingredients for some of our national favorite desserts.  Amaro Fernet Branca - Made...
Italian Soft Drinks
Thursday, October 22TH, 2009 by
Italy is the undisputed land of wine, but Italians drink a lot of non-alcoholic drinks too. Who would have said that?   Italian Soft Drinks: Chinotto San Pellegrino   You can find Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Fanta and the like everywhere in the world and Italy is no exception. The...
Italian Beer
Wednesday, October 21TH, 2009 by
Italy is the Country of Good Wine, and everybody knows that. But more than a few foreigners are surprised when they learn that Italians drink respectable quantities of beer too. Nastro Azzurro Beer Beer is known and drank in Italy since ancient times: even if Etruscans, Greeks from the Magna...
Limoncello
Friday, August 15TH, 2008 by
New Liquor with a Classic Taste Sweet and soothing, potent and relaxing, limoncello is a strong, bright yellow after-dinner liqueur that hails from southern Italy, along the Amalfi Coast and the islands of Capri and Ischia. The ripe full-flavored lemons, found all along the Mediterranean are ideal...
Liquors and Liqueurs in Italy
Friday, August 15TH, 2008 by
The first liquors were invented across Europe in convents and monasteries during the middle ages, but it was not until the 16th and 17th centuries that their fame and the actual products reached the palaces of the nobility. The recipes for these liquors were kept secret for centuries. Indeed, even...
Aperitif in Italy
Wednesday, August 13TH, 2008 by
Customary Drinks Before Meals in Italy   The spritz: a common aperitif in Italy Ph. depositphoto/happyalex   As coffee time, which is one of the main after-lunch ceremonies, in Italy the 'aperitivo' before the evening meal, is absolutely an adequate and enjoyed tradition by the...