Understanding Winemaking Category

So how is Pisco made?

Grapes are harvested and destemmed and pressed then go through the alcoholic fermentation stage for a period of approximately 18 days. This juice produces a low-alcohol-content wine at roughly 8% to 10% ABV. On to distillation. Peruvian pisco is distilled in gas-heated copper pot kettle stills, just like brandy, cognac or single malt production. The […]

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Wondering how to taste Pisco? Video follow-up

Thanks for your patience! Here is the long awaited first video of my Pisco Series! Today I tasted two types of the four main types Pisco: Pure Pisco: Viñas de Oro, 2009 Quebranta Variety Mosto Verde Pisco- Tres Generaciones, 2010 Quebranta Variety Both of these are Peruvian Piscos and you could use the Pure Pisco […]

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Ica, the land of Pisco

So I thought that since I am half Peruvian and studying wine, I would spend my hard-earned money and visit the wine region of Peru. This area is known as Ica. Ica is a city that is known for two things: Pisco and the 8.0 magnitude earthquake of 1997.  Ica is located about 4.5 hours […]

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