How to Pronounce Pisco Terms

Have you been wondering how to pronounce common terms used to describe Peruvian pisco? Below you will find a quick guide to help you learn how to use proper pronunciation on your next pisco-drinking adventure.

First, how do you pronounce our brand name?  PiscoLogía is pronounced Pees-koh-loh-hee-ah”

 

The three pisco types:

Pisco puroPuhr-oh

A single varietal pisco made from wine from one type of grape.

Pisco acholadoAh-cho-lah-doh

Made from more than one varietal. It can be a blend of grapes or a blend of piscos.

Pisco mosto verdeMoh-stoh vehr-day

Pisco made from musts that aren’t fully fermented and sugar is still present in the juice.

 

The four aromatic grape varietals:

AlbillaAll-bee-yah

ItaliaEe-tahl-ee-ah

MoscatelMohs-cah-tell

TorontelToh-rohn-tell

 

The four non-aromatic grape varietals:

MollarMoh-yar

Negra CriollaNay-grah- cree-oh-yah

QuebrantaKay-brahn-tah

Uvina- Oo-vee-nah

 

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