Tag Archive: pisco

The Minty’s Spirits Week: Pisco Viejo Tonel

  It’s another Spirits Week here on The Minty! Cheers to a year of focusing on various spirits producer this year. It’s been interesting focusing a bit more on producers rather than just… Continue reading

Checking Out Pisco Capurro at DTLA’s Barcito

  The Minty’s Spirits Week continues with exploring Peruvian pisco. If you read my Travel to Chile posts, you’ll know how important the grape spirit is to both Peru and Chile. And although… Continue reading

Travel to Chile: Pisco Adventures, Part IV

Like the first evening in Santiago, we headed to the town square of Paihuano for the festivities. We were in the Elqui Valley of Coquimbo, one of the two sanctioned regions that produces… Continue reading

Travel to Chile: Pisco Adventures, Part III

  After a few days of being in Chile, I was starting to get my bearings. We had traveled to Santiago and briefly saw the city before heading to La Sirena which was… Continue reading

Travel to Chile: Pisco Adventures, Part II

On our third day in Chile, we headed over to Pisco Bou Borroeta. While not as large as Capel, they dominate the local region as I saw Bou Barroeta was the house pisco… Continue reading

Travel to Chile: Pisco Adventures, Part I

  Earlier this year I traveled to Chile for National Pisco Day which was actually a week-long party celebrating their national spirit. I’d like to thank Pisco Chile and New Legacy¬†Wine and Spirits… Continue reading

Tasting Spanish Brandy and Pisco; Torres 15 and El Gobernador

  Spirits Week continues at The Minty with Torres 15 Spanish Brandy and El Gobernador Pisco. I recently tasted these twoat a launch party at Spare Room. Austin bartender Justin Lavenue was in… Continue reading

DTLA: Going Italian at The Factory Kitchen

The Factory Kitchen has been opened less than 6 months and already they’re garnering attention as one of LA’s best Italian restaurants. Located in the Arts district of Downtown Los Angeles, restauranteur Matteo… Continue reading

ORO Pisco Tasting at Osaka Hollywood

  I love pisco and it was no surprise I jumped at a chance to try ORO Pisco at the newly opened Osaka Hollywood. Pisco is made from grapes and often is called… Continue reading