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Dalla Terra Vineyard Direct® Expands Spirits Portfolio with Addition of Amaro, Bitters and Liqueurs From Historic Veneto-Bbased Distilleria Dell’Alpe


(September 30, 2022; Napa, Calif.) — Dalla Terra Vineyard Direct® is happy to announce that celebrated Veneto-based Distilleria dell’Alpe has joined the corporate’s portfolio of family-owned estates, additional rising the corporate’s specialty Italian spirits division. Dalla Terra is happy to deliver three of Distilleria dell’Alpe’s merchandise to the US:  Amaro del Cansiglio ($30), Liquore Kapriol ($30) and Rosen Bitter ($32), with 5,000 bottles initially imported completely by Dalla Terra. That is the primary time Distilleria dell’Alpe’s picks have been provided at a major scale in america.

“We’re excited and honored to introduce to the US market, Distilleria dell’Alpe, a model that’s steeped within the traditions and artisanal ethos of Italian distilling,” says President of Dalla Terra Scott Ades. “Since launching our spirits division with Piedmont-based Elena Penna Spirits in 2020, now we have looked for producers who align with our core values and provide a product that represents the standard and legacy of spirits from Italy. With Distilleria dell’Alpe, now we have discovered the proper subsequent addition to our spirits portfolio.”

The dell’Alpe story started in 1948 when Fernuccio di Bernard established Distilleria dell’Alpe in Bastia d’Alpago, a small hillside village within the sweeping Cansiglio forest of the Japanese Italian Alps.  One of many first artisanal producers of Italian gin, Fernuccio deeply understood the normal nature of spirits, however he additionally was an innovator and craftsman. Among the many many merchandise he created, he patented an enigmatic juniper-based liqueur, Kapriol, generally often called a Distillato del Bosco or a “distillate of the forest.” Genuine, scrumptious, and undeniably distinctive, Kapriol grew to become an iconic spirit for the area.

In 2002 the Maschio household, historic Prosecco and Grappa producers from the close by city of Conegliano, bought Distilleria dell’Alpe with the intention of creating a wide range of liqueurs and conventional spirits of the world. They rapidly revived the unique Kapriol Classico liqueur from 1948 in addition to one other of de Bernard’s signature recipes, the exceptional Rosen Bitter, an aperitivo initially created in 1951.  Rosen Bitter, recognized initially as rosa alpina, was made by means of a distillation and infusion of a dozen typical alpine herbs and crops like alpine rose and bay leaf.

At present, grasp distiller Alessandro Maschio makes use of the pot stills from the unique distillery to hold out the very recipes and strategies which were used for 3 quarters of a century at Distilleria dell’Alpe.  Alessandro’s son, Francesco—the threerd technology—is presently answerable for operations.  Collectively the household guides this historic producer of a few of Italy’s most iconic spirits in persevering with manufacturing showcasing native elements with robust ties to custom, whereas additionally partaking with new merchandise and recipes that can take the household enterprise into the following period.  

“We’re thrilled to have the chance to deliver these specialised merchandise to eating places and retailers all through the US,” provides Ades.

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About Dalla Terra Vineyard Direct®

Based in 1990, Dalla Terra Vineyard Direct® is a direct importer and nationwide agent of a choose group of main, family-owned, property wineries and distilleries in Italy. The title Dalla Terra means Of the Earth in Italian and represents a dedication to work alongside estates which have achieved reputations for fine quality manufacturing of their respective areas or appellations. The wines and spirits they produce are genuine, indigenous and characterful, whereas embracing progressive viticulture and winemaking. Dalla Terra’s means to adapt to an ever-changing market is because of its extremely curated portfolio and revolutionary enterprise mannequin. By limiting its portfolio, and partnering with solely the very best high quality producers, Dalla Terra ensures that its portfolio shall be an unparalleled supply of exceptional Italian wines and spirits. The standard of the portfolio is complemented by Dalla Terra Vineyard Direct’s enterprise mannequin which ensures worth by circumventing the normal nationwide importer expense of the three-tier system and permits their distributor companions to purchase immediately from every producer. This leads to a aggressive value benefit and higher worth to the buyer for among the most iconic and vital producers in Italian wine. For extra data on Dalla Terra and the wineries they work with, go to or name 707.259.5405. 

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