"We (Martire and Cilloniz) both travelled to Peru numerous times prior in search of a particular distiller that could help us create our brand, and in November 2018 we found a family company that produces pisco in Ica, Peru, and have been for 160 years. This was the start of Pucara Pisco - an Australian creation with Peruvian spirit."
We have all enjoyed or at least experienced the beauty of the Pisco Sour drink, but did you know that the Pisco is a unique spirit that is made from eight different varieties of grapes from non-aromatic to aromatic grapes? It also doesn't have any added flavourings, colours, or preservatives, so you can expect to enjoy a level of purity that sets this spirit apart from the rest (and makes it an attractive option/alternative for those who typically go for Vodka or Gin spirits). Inspired by the bulls of Pucara (Torito de Pucara), the Pucara Pisco name and design hope to capture the symbolism of protection and happiness, as well as an Andean symbol of unity and good luck. The animal has supported their growth and development throughout history, and now as a sign of respect, these small animals serve as a visual reminder of the history and power of the bull in the Incan culture.
Pucara Pisco is located at 31 West Thebarton Road (Thebarton) and you can also purchase a bottle online here. You can also enjoy a sip of Peruvian goodness at Udaberri and Paloma Bar and Pantry. Pucara Pisco will also be at the upcoming Gathered Design Market at the Queen's Theatre on October 24th and 25th, 2020, where you can enjoy a few samples of their drink.
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