Peru /pəˈruː/ (Spanish: Perú; Quechua: Peruu or Piruw; Aymara: Piruw), officially the Republic of Peru (Spanish: República del Perú, pronounced: [reˈpuβlika ðel peˈɾu] ), is a country in western South America. It is bordered in the north by Ecuador and Colombia, in the east by Brazil, in the southeast by Bolivia, in the south by Chile, and in the west by the Pacific Ocean.Peruvian territory was home to ancient cultures spanning from the Norte Chico civilization, one of the oldest in the world, to the Inca Empire, the largest state in Pre-Columbian America.
Posts about Peru
  • You multilingual, winer, you!

    …Want to show off your multilingual skills? Here are a few ways to say “Cheers” in languages from around the world. I need a little help with some – if you know it, or want to offer a correction, please reply with a comment. My favorite: Oogy wawa! Country Remark / explanation Africa…

    Elizabeth Winer/ The Vineyard Trail- 2 readers -
  • The Texas Wine Lover – Peru Connection

    … 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, and Mexican Sugar, to name a few) feature cocktails made with Pisco Portón. Famed…

    Rebecca Marmaduke/ Texas Wine Lover- 6 readers -
  • The Origins of Ceviche, Tempura and Fish & Chips

    … of sikbaj with them, including when some settled in Britain. The Jews seemed to prefer the fried fish dishes, with vinegar, and they soon became popular in Britain as well. During the mid-19th century, fried potatoes started to appear in London, and Jews started pairing fried fish and chips, though making the fish warm rather than cold. They caught on so…

    Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie- 6 readers -
  • The Flower Shop – A Spring Inspired WINEtail

    … for its delicate and floral flavor profile. Pisco is a single grape varietal, un-aged brandy that can only be made in 2 countries, Peru and Chile. There are many laws involved in the distillation of pisco. One of which is that it must be made with only one grape varietal. It cannot be blended with other grapes during the actual distillation. AFTER…

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  • Dispatches from the Wine Cowgirl: Fun in the Sun

    … Feb. 2013 By: Lorraine d’Entremont Rawls This is the time of year when all of us who live in the Pacific Northwest long for some warmth and I don’t mean an electric blanket. It’s a time when, lets face it, we’re over it. We want sun, we want t-shirt weather, we still want good wine but we want to sip it in anything above 32 degrees. My dear…

    Tasteroomin Syrah- 2 readers -
  • Bucket List of Future Wanderings: Updated

    … Machu Pichu but I’d certainly like to go there if I ever get to Peru 5. Morocco New to the list this time. Not sure but the more I see of Morocco the more I am intrigued by it. 6. China/Mongolia Great Wall I’d love to go off the beaten path–and I’d also like to see Beijing’s Forbidden City. 7. New York/ Chicago Art Tour Believe it or not, I’m…

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