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Pisco Does Not Compete in Chile but Wins in France

A Peruvian brand won a prize in the French competition Citadelles du Vin.

Pisco Does Not Compete in Chile but Wins in France
(Photo: El Comercio)

Last month, everyone was talking about Pisco. The Brussels World Contest, to be held in Chile this year, adapted its rules to the Chilean legislation that prohibited the entry of any brand of Peru’s national drink in the competition if it used the denomination “pisco”.

Thus, Peruvian brands that decided to participate in the aforementioned contest would have to change their name from “pisco” to “grape distillate from Peru” (for those unfamiliar, this is because Chile also claims “pisco” as their national beverage and does not accept that Peru claims…

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