Ventura Limoncello Originale was awarded a Gold Medal a the inaugural Spirits of the Americas competition held in Florida this month. Spirits of the Americas focus on spirits produced in the western hemisphere. Over seven countries submitted entries to the inaugural event. The International Wine and Spirits Competition(IWSC) is the parent of this newly created event. We were very pleased to be recognized by a distinguished group of...Read More!!
We are less than a week into 2013 and it has already been a great start to the new year for Ventura Limoncello. We were notified that we are a finalist in the 2013 Good Food Awards for our Ventura Limoncello Originale. This was exciting news for us as we really focus on our all-natural, handcrafted and artisan production and quality ingredients raw ingredients. The Good Food Awards focus on best practices in farming and sustainability in...Read More!!
It is no secret that our family is a bunch of foodies. Manuela and Rossana (her mother) are amazing cooks, Pietro (her father) has been known to drive to Ensenada, Mexico just for a lobster lunch and our son (who just turned 16) is following in their footsteps as a gourmet connoisseur in his own right. We watch a lot of Food Network, Cooking Channel and, of course, Top Chef on Bravo. Recently, we’ve tuned into the reality show...Read More!!
Bakers and chocolatiers continue to enjoy Ventura Limoncello liqueurs in their products. The latest comes from Grando Cioccolato: Blood Orange Chocolate using Ventura Orangecello Blood Orange. Chocolat du Calibressan continues to create their signature logo chocolates with Ventura Limoncello. Cake Buzz [twitter link] makes amazing liquor cakes with glazes sure to stimulate the palate. Petit Reve Cafe in Ventura makes several Ventura...Read More!!
The artisanal craft distilling movement is exploding all over the United States. California is still the leader with over 25 craft distilleries and several more planned. We are, however, losing market share to progressive states like Oregon, Washington, Colorado and New York. I say progressive, because these states are among the 20 that have updated their alcohol laws over the last few years to assist their artisanal distilleries. Laws...Read More!!