Porton Ad

Pisco Porton – The Door for the Pisco Category

In the March issue of The Tasting Panel, we were introduced to Pisco Porton’s first print media ad, pictured here.

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Grape Tutorial: Mollar

The Mollar grape has a copper tone to it and appears to be closely related to the Quebranta varietal.

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Humala sworn in

Humala is Inaugurated

Yet another thing to celebrate on this 28th of July – Ollanta Humala has been inaugurated as the 94th President of the Republic of Peru. 

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Peruvian Independence Day & National Day of PISCO

Happy Peruvian Independence Day! 190 years ago today, on July 28, 1821, Peru declared its independence from Spain.

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Man filling his jug with Pisco - Photo courtesy of Andina News Agency

Fountain flows with Pisco

During the Independence Day festivities in Lima, a fountain in Surco flowed with PISCO for three days!! The public was invited to dip their cup and have a sip!

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Encanto in The Wallstreet Journal

Pisco in The Wallstreet Journal!

Wallstreet celebrated Peru day earlier this year and now it’s reporting on the growth of the Pisco category. 

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Happy Centennial Machu Picchu!

Today marks the 100 year anniversary of the discovery (or re-discovery) of Machu Picchu!  It coincides with the entire week of celebrations leading up to July 28th, Peruvian Independence day.   Let the festivities begin!

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Ernest Hemingway pouring pisco

Happy Birthday Hemingway!

Today would have been Ernest Hemingway’s 112 birthday!!

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Copa America 2011

Peru vs Chile – The Pisco War

The never ending battle.  These two countries are always at odds for one thing or another.  There are historical battles, patent battles and of course the biggest of them all, the PISCO BATTLE!

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Bartender at Pio Pio in New York

The Fastest Growing Spirit in the U.S.

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According to an article in the New York Times last week, Pisco is the fasted growing spirit in the country!

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New York City and Pisco

Pisco in New York

CBS Best of New York did a write up on the best Pisco cocktails to find in the city. 

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Grape Tutorial: Quebranta

Oh Quebranta my love!  The Quebranta grape is the strongest of all pisco grape varietals. 

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