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06.03.2011

Vinography Desktop: Elqui Harvest

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Elqui Harvest
When I was in Chile, I really wanted to get up to the Northern part of the country to see the wine regions of Elqui and Limari. These areas are newer wine regions that have historically been used to produce grapes for Pisco, the distilled spirit that is common in Chile and Peru, but increasingly, they are making table wines. This photo of tall, pergola trained vines makes me sorry I missed the region. -- Alder Yarrow

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Comments (2)

juan wrote:
06.04.11 at 3:43 AM

the pisco is peruvian

Matt wrote:
06.06.11 at 7:25 AM

Juan, Both Chile and Peru produce Pisco. To say "Pisco is Peruvian" is a very strange thing. Almost like saying "wine is French" This photograph shows pisco grapes being harvested in Chile. I have never photographed pisco harvests in Peru, though I would like to

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