The distillery was founded by Giovanni Rapa, a man of many interests and talents, in 1880 in Valle Cervo, where it is still located today. Its main product was and is the original black cherry ratafià of Andorno, one of the oldest and most characteristic liquors of Piedmont. In addition to black cherry ratafià, the distillery also produces, faithfully following the old recipes of Giovanni Rapa, walnut, juniper and apricot ratafià, bitters, herbal liqueurs such Genepy and Certosa, flavoured grappas, and traditional Piedmont liqueurs such as Persico.
Antique or ultramodern fireplaces, in marble, wood, cast iron and stone, electric, gas or alcohol-fueled, just steps away from the San Lorenzo Columns. Now run by the founding family’s fourth-generation members, the business was started in the late 1800s. Today, Giuseppe Vigorelli, his wife Marisa, the daughter Barbara and the son Federico welcome customers from […]
MilanoMiscellaneous and curios
After years of experience in television and film, and later in collaboration with major directors and directors of photography, Luca Riccioni opened Kinoki Studio in 1994, in Civitavecchia. Specializing in corporate and ceremony photography, he simultaneously pursued these two sectors with his own way of seeing, recounting factories, people, objects, but also stories. Since the […]
Civitavecchia (RM)Miscellaneous and curios
The Stamperia Pascucci is an ancient workshop that has been producing extremely refined hand-printed fabrics, made with care and originality, since 1826. The printing technique has been the same for seven generations: wooden stencils, impregnated with colours, are placed on the cloth and hit with a mallet. So, little by little, tablecloths and curtains are […]
Gambettola (FC)Miscellaneous and curios
Barbieri Edizioni d’Arte has been carrying on the fascinating tradition of artisan printing in Florence since 1948. Deep knowledge of the paper-transformation process and passion for paper creations have made it one of the leading companies in the graphics and printing field. The company specializes in letterpress printing, relief engraving, lithography and hot stamping. It […]