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Looking for bitters to add depth and complexity to make your cocktail taste better …. then check out  Only Bitters…

Fiestas Patrias – Peru’s Independence Day Celebrations

Peru’s Independence Day celebrations, known as the Fiestas Patrias, is one of the country’s most important public holidays. From the…

Distilling pisco the traditional way

Adhering to the 400 year old tradition, when distilling pisco from freshly fermented grape juice it will be done in…

History of the pisco sour

Every wondered about the history of the Pisco Sour... What does a Mormon from Salt Lake City Utah, a florist,…

Pisco sour recipe to make at home

It is super easy to make pisco sours at home! In accordance with the Peruvian way of doing things, we…

Celebrating Christmas in Peru

It is believed that celebrating Christmas in Peru dates back to 1535, around the time of the arrival of the…

El Capitan Cocktail is Peru’s version of the Manhattan

The El Capitan cocktail is Peru’s version of the Manhattan - one of the four most common mixed drinks in…

Dale DeGroff and Peruvian Pisco

Dale DeGroff, AKA King Cocktail, talks about his experience working with Peruvian pisco. Dale DeGroff is regarded as one of…

Pisco rhubarb fizz: something a little different

If you like rhubarb (and who doesn’t?) why not serve our pisco rhubarb fizz for something a little different next…

Alliance: a perfect spritzy spring cocktail

Alliance is a spritzy pisco cocktail perfect to celebrate the start of spring in Australia. Made with Acholado (a blend…

Pisco Fever Hits Tales of the Cocktail 2017

Pisco fever has hit Tales of the Cocktail 2017 with a dedicated pisco tasting room. Pisco has long been established…

Acholado – one of three styles of Peruvian pisco

Made from a blend of two or more the eight pisco grape varietals each Acholado pisco tastes different. This is…

Celebrate Dia del Pisco on Sunday 23 July 2017

Such is the importance of pisco to the Peruvian national heritage, in 1988 Peru’s National Institute of Culture declared pisco…

Lemon or lime juice for your pisco sour

Bartenders in Australia have differing opinions as to whether to use lemon or lime juice for your pisco sour. The…

Ica Valley – the heartland of pisco

One of five legislated pisco grape growing regions and the heartland of pisco production, the Ica Valley is one of…

Spotlight: Pisco Puro Quebranta

PISCO PURO QUEBRANTA Pisco Puro Quebranta is made from only the quebranta grape. Quebranta is one of the eight grape…

Pay Homage to the Pisco Sour in February 2018

Join us to pay homage to the pisco sour during February 2018. On the first Saturday of February each year,…

Pisco Cocktails created by Fred Siggins

There is a growing interest globally in pisco and pisco cocktails. “Much like Australian’s discovered the amazing variety and inherent…

Where did the name pisco come from?

The name pisco comes from the port city of the same name in the south of Peru. Established more than…

Celebrate the Peruvian Chilcano during Semana Del Chilcano

Visitors to South America will have heard of, and more than likely tried Peru’s national drink – the Pisco Sour.…

Peru wins World’s Leading Culinary Destination in 2016 for the fifth consecutive year

The World Travel Awards (WTA) have selected Peru as the World’s Leading Culinary Destination in 2016 for the fifth consecutive…

Passionfruit Pisco Sour

A refreshing tropical twist on the classic Pisco Sour Passionfruit Pisco Sour is one of many variations of the traditional Pisco…

Virgilio Martinez – Central

The Pisco People were delighted to meet the globally acclaimed chef, Virgilio Martinez from Central in Lima – ranked number…

The Original Pisco Punch: invented in San Francisco in the mid 1800s

The original Pisco Punch, invented by Duncan Nicol at the Bank Exchange Hotel around 1853, was a favourite in the…