Peru

    The Texas Wine Lover – Peru Connection

    … the way. Back in March of this year, Jeff posted an article about his and Gloria’s interview with Johnny Schuler, the Master Distiller for Pisco Portón. Pisco is the national spirit of Peru, and its USA headquarters is located in Houston. Several Dallas restaurants (Gemma, The Meddlesome Moth, San Salvaje, Lark on the Park, The Standard Pour…

    5 readers - By Texas Wine Lover

    The Origins of Ceviche, Tempura and Fish & Chips

    … Consider some of the most popular seafood dishes from all around the world, such as Ceviche from Peru, Shrimp Tempura from Japan and Fish & Chips from Britain. You probably wouldn't suspect that they actually had a common origin, in a 1500 year-old Persian meat stew. As I mentioned recently, I've been immersed in a fascinating new book…

    5 readers - By Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie

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

    … of South 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…

    6 readers - By Dean Tudor/ Gothic Epicures VinCuisine

    The Wines Of Uruguay (Part 2)

    … of Tannat vineyards though the grape has spread across the world, from Australia to South Africa. In the U.S., Tannat can be found in California, Maryland and Virginia, and in South America, Tannat is also found in Argentina, Bolivia, Peru and Brazil. It is believed that Tannat may have originated around the 13th century, planted in the town…

    5 readers - By Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie

    Montes to trial vineyard near Peru's Machu Picchu

    … that the vineyard trial in Peru will begin next week. 'We will plant five grape varieties to see how viticulture can progress there,' Montes said, adding that the site, located in the Sacred Valley 'on the way to Machu Picchu' is around 3,000 metres above sea level. It is thought to be the first vineyard project in the area. 'We are not sure whether…

    10 readers - By Decanter