June 9, 2010
bottle of grappa - Distilleria Bottega sets world
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.
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
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.
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
The Alexander grappa line is sold worldwide and
has won many design awards.
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June 9, 2010