Tag: pisco

Saturday, November 9th 2013 - 03:14 UTC

Peru is the original home of Pisco, says EU; grief in Chile

Chileans distilleries will not be deprived the right to export the liquor by the name pisco, a word which signifies “bird” in the Quechan language

Peru has scored a significant victory in the age-old battle with Chile over the origin of the two countries’ most popular liquor, with the European Commission recognizing the former as the original home of pisco

Sunday, October 24th 2010 - 02:36 UTC

Rum sales overtake pisco in Chile. Beer tops the list of beverages

Strong advertising blamed for pisco loss of ground

For the first time, Chilean household purchases and supermarket sales of rum have surpassed those of pisco, according to Nielsen Chile data.


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