Say Hello to Ñusta, Macchu Pisco’s Luxury Pisco Release
Dec31

Say Hello to Ñusta, Macchu Pisco’s Luxury Pisco Release

Macchu Pisco unveiled a new premium pisco this year, Ñusta, calling it the world’s first luxury pisco. Only 100 bottles were released, each made from a whopping 30 pounds of grapes. At a recent dinner held at Bourbon Steak, Macchu Pisco founder and distiller Melanie Asher showcased the stunning expression. Ñusta, which translates to Inca Princess in the ancient Quechua language, is a mosto verde pisco, and is also a puro made...

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More Pisco! The Complete Guide, The Staple Cocktails & How Peruvians Drink It
Oct22

More Pisco! The Complete Guide, The Staple Cocktails & How Peruvians Drink It

Did you think I was done writing about pisco? I mean… how many times can you talk about it, and how much more is there to say? Quite a lot, apparently. I’m your one-stop-shop for all things pisco related, and right here, you’ll find quick access to three stories that will teach you everything you could ever want to know about Peruvian’s national spirit. Eater: The Complete Guide to Pisco Pisco is a type of...

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What I’ve Been Drinking Around DC: Station Kitchen, Matchbox, Dram & Grain, and more…
Oct19

What I’ve Been Drinking Around DC: Station Kitchen, Matchbox, Dram & Grain, and more…

It’s time for another edition of What I’ve Been Drinking Around D.C., where I showcase some of the memorable libations and recommended highlights I’ve encountered over the previous few weeks. There’s plenty to cover, so let’s jump right in. Station Kitchen & Cocktails When the Embassy Row Hotel revamped this March, they also debuted Station Kitchen & Cocktails, a shared space dining concept...

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Branching out Beyond Whiskey: Brandy, Barrel-Aged Gin & Pisco
Sep03

Branching out Beyond Whiskey: Brandy, Barrel-Aged Gin & Pisco

While whiskey is always my go-to, it’s fun to branch out, too. Here’s a round-up of some of my recent published stories on a range of other spirits. Eater: Barrel-Aged Gin Barrel-aged gins, particularly when made by whiskey distillers using their whiskey mash bills, are a unique whiskey-gin hybrid. Learn about the special breed and what the story is this guide. Washington Post Express: Pisco Pisco is gaining traction...

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