Food/Drink

Cachaça – the unmistakable taste and flavour of Brazil

By 09 May, 2011

Latin America and the Caribbean are major producers of sugar cane and it’s rather more interesting by-products - aguardiente de caña (known as cachaça in Brazil) and rum. Brazil is the producer of aguardiente de caña par excellence – any visitor to the North East of the country cannot fail but notice the vast swaying sea of sugar cane.

Pisco – Booze of the Gods!

Pisco – Booze of the Gods!

By 10 December, 2010

When grapes came to the New World in the 16th century, first to the Parras, Coahuila, Mexico and later to Peru, Chile and elsewhere in South America, it was with the fervent devotees of the True Cross and... Read Article