On April 28, 2019 Peruvian Pisco entered the Guinness Book of Records because of the largest pisco tasting in the world. This is a great joy for Peruvians and a new achievement of Peruvian Pisco.
The tasting was held in the city of Ica in the San Luis Gonzaga educational institution. Those in charge of organizing this fabulous event were the San Ignacio de Loyola University (USIL), the regional government, and the CMO Group.
The Guinness Records test was strictly supervised by professionals such as pisco experts, sanitary inspectors, oenologists, and the World Guinness Records certifier. In the development of the event, 899 people met in the same place to taste three types of our renowned pisco: quebranta, Italia and torontel.
All the participants were seated and prepared to taste Peruvian pisco and along with a bottle of water. So began this great event in order to beat the Guinness Record as the biggest pisco tasting in the world and using Peruvian pisco.
This achievement is not the only one carried out since years ago it also achieved another 6 Guinness Records of products originating in Peru such as Quinoa in 2015, Rocoto in 2016, Olive in 2017, and in 2018 Cocoa, Potato and the aguaje.
In addition, the Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism said that pisco is synonymous with Peru and has to fill us with pride. The minister also announced that in 2019 Mincetur will carry out 42 international events promoting Peruvian Pisco.
Peruvian products like pisco are making a difference all over the world and, thanks to the institutions and people that support these events, the Peruvian flag is raised.