Famous Italian wheat-based vodka debuts at Lake Como Cocktail Week


COMO, Italy, June 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Altamura Distilleries, a new company making spirits from Altamura’s famous wheat, is a key sponsor of Lake Como Cocktail Week 2022 in Como, Italy.

Lake Como Cocktail Week is a magical event in the city of Como and on the lake. It celebrates the art of mixology and gastronomic pairings. A week full of events, tastings and a Master Class sponsored by Altamura Distilleries. More than 30 cocktail bars, restaurants and luxury hotels in the ancient city overlooking Lake Como will participate.

As part of the opening festivities, Altamura will serve a unique cocktail inspired by the flavors of Puglia created by Leo Georginithe famous mixologist from the Paragon 700 hotel in Ostuni, who will join us in Como for the event.

On Thursday June 30Como Lake Cocktail Week and Altamura will host a masterclass led by Stefano Aiesi founder of LOM Dopolavoro, for a sensory journey through the flavors of Puglia, the residence of the new premium vodka made from the unique and legendary wheat of Altamura. Bartenders and vodka lovers are invited to attend. Reservations recommended: https://comolakecocktailweek.com/events/altamuradistilleries

“We are thrilled to be part of this wonderful celebration. We are very proud to offer our unique Italian vodka which will be a special part of so many creative and delicious cocktails,” said Frank Grillogeneral manager of Distilleries Altamura.

“Our goal is to represent land from Altamura, our vodka is therefore specifically distilled to express the unique character of Altamura wheat. The result is a vodka with a hint of sweetness and earthiness with a somewhat creamy mouthfeel that the Italians call morbida,” he continued.

“Later this year, we will introduce two varieties of gin. A classic London Dry Gin and one with unique local botanicals that will give it a flavor profile that plays harmoniously with Campari and vermouth to make a perfect Negroni,” commented Carlos CalixThe company’s chief distiller, “We look forward to sharing them at next year’s cocktail week alongside our vodka.”

About Altamura Distilleries
Based in Ostuni BR, ItalyAltamura Distilleries is what can happen when three Americans decide to pursue their lifelong dream of moving to Italy, it’s amazing what can happen. Our love of the warm climate, beaches and life has led us to Puglia, a special region in the south of Italy. Our love of cooking introduced us to Pane di Altamura, a traditional bread from the Puglia region. And our love of all things distilled has made us realize that an incredible loaf of bread is just an incredible bottle of vodka, gin or whiskey waiting to arrive. We believe that our origin is in Puglia and we are here to live our dream. For more information visit https://www.altamuradistilleries.com/en/

For more information on Lake Como Cocktail Week, visit https://comolakecocktailweek.com/.

Altamura Distilleries Media Contact:
Scott Hamilton
+1 601-214-1133
[email protected]

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