There are certain families and certain companies, who, by virtue of their enduring entrepreneurial acumen, are able to leave an indelible mark on the land, and present themselves as its natural ambassadors.

Bortolo Nardini is part of this elite group. Founded in 1779 in Bassano del Grappa, the iconic family distillery is the oldest in Italy. Two centuries on, its name continues to be associated with grappa and spirits of the finest quality. Its story is profoundly Italian, steeped in the country’s uniquely rich history, culture, beauty and resourcefulness.

Nardini not only produces grappa, but they make a whole range of liqueurs following traditional recipes handed down through the generations. Here are our favourites: