Peru

    * DRINK BOOK OF THE MONTH! * -- Wines of South America

    … America, which includes Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Uruguay plus Bolivia, Columbia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, and Venezuela. He begins with an overview and grape varieties grown (along with acreage by country: did you know that Chile has 10 acres of Tannat?). For each country, he gives a history and some notes on "game changer" people. This is followed…

    6 readers - By Gothic Epicures VinCuisine

    The Wines Of Uruguay (Part 2)

    …If you examine the location and climate of Uruguay, there is little question why it is an excellent location for vineyards. It is located on the same latitude as South Africa and Adelaide, Australia. The Uruguayan climate is very conducive, with a predominantly maritime climate and about 1000mm of rain annually. The high amount of rainfall…

    5 readers - By The Passionate Foodie

    Montes to trial vineyard near Peru's Machu Picchu

    …Chilean winemaker Aurelio Montes intends to plant vines in Peru's Sacred Valley, near to the ancient city of Machu Picchu, to test the area's ability to produce wine. Aurelio Montes is keen to experiment in Peru's Sacred Valley. Image credit: Wikipedia / Charles Gadbois Montes (pictured) told journalists at a dinner in London this week…

    10 readers - By Decanter

    Booze Science, German Geography & Essential South America: New Books for Wine Geeks

    … in places, well that’s what the web is for. At least you will know the questions you want to ask! Let me give you a sense of this book’s broad scope. First there’s the geographical sweep — big chapters on Argentina and Chile, smaller ones on Brazil and Uruguay and then a quick survey of Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru and Venezuela. You…

    6 readers - By The Wine Economist