Emblematic of Peru, this potent grape brandy is best known in sours but new fusions with jungle fruit and herbs make it even more quaffable. Follow its journey from producer to bartop.

Bodega Tacama Lays on free tours and tastings at its lovely colonial hacienda.

Museo del Pisco A chic Cuzco bar with an encyclopedic list of piscos and original cocktails that wow.

Lima bars Taste pisco sours at its source, El Bolivarcito, or exotic remixes at chic mansion Dada.

Luanahuná Sip industrial-strength pisco at the Bodega Santa Maria – a day trip from Lima.

Chuncho Serves exquisite cocktails with sugarcane spirit Caña Alta, an up-and-coming pisco alternative.