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A Cocktail of Two Countries

Jack Bettridge
Issue: June 30, 2014


In a world full of strife it may seem inconsequential, but Peru and Chile have been squabbling for centuries over which country can claim an indigenous brandy and its namesake cocktail. Pisco, developed in South America during the days of the Spanish empire, foments arguments not only about its origin, but the proper way to make and serve it. Wine Spectator's Jack Bettridge explains.


For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands June 3, 2014.

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