In this story for Newshour on the BBC World Service I discovered the emerging culture of Peruvians drinking British gin.
Produced in Peru since the late 16th century, Pisco has long served as the nation’s favourite alcoholic drink – either drank alone or mixed into cocktails like the Pisco Sour. Now though, in the trendy bars, clubs and restaurant’s of Peru’s capital, Lima, the very British spirit of gin is slowly becoming the in-vogue tipple of the moment – especially among the more wealthy sections of Limenian society. Simon Parker has been finding out about Peru’s newfangled relationship with the spirit.
You can listen to the full report here.
January 1, 2017