Posts Tagged: chile

Maipo valley vineyard Chile

A Day Trip to Chile’s Maipo Wine Valley

One of the things I’ve come to appreciate this year, as far as wine is concerned, is the difference in each country’s wine regions, especially Maipo Valley.  But, Carin, can you really tell the difference in region simply tasting the wine?  I mean how many wine regions does one actually visit in the year.  Five.  I’ve…

pisco sour cocktail recipe

Pisco Sour Cocktail

Before moving to Santiago, I’d never heard of a drink called the pisco sour, let alone tried one.  The pisco sour is a classic South American cocktail, and one that is served mainly throughout Chile and Peru.  Truth be told, I did not love this drink the first time I tried it.  Why?  Because it wasn’t…

Monkey Tail holiday drink chilean eggnog

Monkey Tail Drink (Cola de Mono)

How would you feel about serving your holiday guests a Monkey Tail this Christmas?  I know, I know.  It sounds quite funny, doesn’t it?  Watch your guests’ faces as you offer them this Chilean type eggnog by the name of Monkey Tail.  I bet you’ll get a lot of confused smiles and awkward looks, but…