Limoncello: time to be taken seriously?

Long seen as a cheap sweet treat for after meals, limoncello is aiming to appeal to a new generation of imbibers and bartenders by highlighting artisanal production and natural ingredients. Luigi Nunziata’s ancestors started farming on Sorrento’s beautiful rugged coastline in 1385. The family cultivated grapes and mulberry trees for the production of wine and silk, introducing lemon trees to the area in the 17th century after Italian monks discovered the medicinal benefits of vitamin…

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