Wednesday, June 9, 2010

 Largest bottle of grappa  - Distilleria Bottega sets world record
  TREVISO, Veneto, Italy -- Italian winemaker and grappa producer Distilleria Bottega presented a bottle of grappa measuring 2m height, 30cm in diameter and containing 138 litres of prosecco grappa - which sets the new world record for the Largest bottle of grappa .

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   The Largest bottle of grappa in The World required eight months of preparation, 200 hours of work and the skill of six Venetian glass-blowers. It has a diameter of 25cm, a circumference of 110cm and is 5cm thick.

    Guinness World Records 'Adjudicator' Michael Sean Whitty measured the bottle and witnessed it being filled with grappa in the Sant’Artemio Park in Treviso on 6 June, with almost 6,000 people looking on.

    Distilleria Bottega President Sandro Bottega dedicated the World's Larg est bottle of grappa to the Province of Treviso, to promote the culinary culture of the area.

    The proceeds from the sale of the tickets of the Record-setting event were donated to the Alberto Rizzotti Association ADVAR, which assists the terminally ill and their families.

 Based in Bibano, in the Prosecco area, 25 miles north of Venice, Distilleria Bottega has been producing award-winning grappas, wines and liquors since the 1970s. The winemaking and distillation process aims to be eco-friendly.

   Distilleria Bottega sells its products in 110 countries and produces 6 million bottles per year. Its hand-blown Murano glass bottles are made according to the Venetian glass-blowing tradition.

   The Alexander grappa line is sold worldwide and has won many design awards.

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Wednesday, June 9, 2010

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