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Pisco

(pēs`kō), city (1993 pop. 53,714), capital of Pisco prov., SW Peru, a port on the Pacific Ocean. The major industries are the production of the famous Pisco brandy, the cultivation and processing of cotton, and commercial fishing. On the adjacent ParacasParacas
, Native American culture of ancient Peru. Named after the Paracas peninsula on the south coast, where their remains were first found, the Paracas produced resin-painted pottery and textiles, but little is known of their way of life.
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 peninsula are ruins from a pre-Inca civilization. The city was devastated by an earthquake in 2007.

Pisco

 

a city in southwestern Peru, in the department of lca. Population, 26,700 (1969). A port on the Pisco Bay of the Pacific Ocean, Pisco had a cargo turnover in 1970 of 900,000 tons. The city is the center of a fishing and whaling industry. Pisco has cotton gins and factories for the production of cotton textiles. Cotton is exported, as are lead and zinc concentrates from the Huancavelica region. Fish meal is produced and exported.

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"I'd have a pisco, as a clear spirit brandy, for the grappa or eaux de vie drinker," he says.
"Peruvian pisco, with its three styles, lends itself to accompanying many different dishes." And finally, Matchus points out, Peruvian pisco is an all-natural product.
Finally, in order to determine the dimension of the black market and extent of illegal trade, we made several visits to the Pisco central market and conducted 70 structured qualitative interviews with local fishermen; main topics were by-catch and illegal trade.
En el periodo evaluado, las caracteristicas fisicoquimicas de la bahia de Sechura fueron similares a la bahia de Pisco (temperatura, salinidad y pH) (Tabla 1).
The service at Brasa & Pisco is prompt and affable, and the ambiance is casual with cloth napkins but bare wood tables.
Un total de 26 muestras de rocas fosfaticas representativas de Pisco y Sechura fueron analizadas en los laboratorios de CIMM Peru para la determinacion de 11 oxidos mayores por fusion de metaborato de Litio, 7 elementos traza y 4 tierras raras por ICP-MS.
As another round of pisco cocktails was served to a nearby table, Yasmina commented that "many people asked us about pisco and why we took the risk to import it, and the thing is pisco is so versatile and at the same time very strong [it has a 42.5 percent alcohol content].
It's a trade-off that allows the Piscos to focus on slow, deliberate growth for their business while maintaining its affordability.
Although pisco was (and is) a high-proof spirit (that Punch had, well, punch), it's actually distilled from wine, making it a grape brandy.
* The second stage speed of Pisco Flow Controllers provides a cushion and reduces the speed at the end of the stroke, consequently lessening shock by up to 1/9 while retaining the same cycle time.
Recientemente, el Gobierno central anuncio una inversion de S/.650 millones para implementar cuatro proyectos de irrigacion en Ica, con la participacion de una empresa privada, bajo el modelo de una asociacion publico-privada: la represa del Tambo, el canal Ingahuasi (que recolectaria mas agua de Huancavelica para llevarla a Ica), los excedentes del Villo Pisco y el canal de Lanchas.
Japanese for 'green', Midori combines the sweet, fragrant taste of melons with seeded melons and this Japanese big-hitter can really be appreciated in flaming concoctions fired by Pisco, a South American grape brandy.