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El Catador

Fundo 3 esquinas #102, Ica 11000, Peru
+51 56 403516
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Very Fun

We went on the Pisco tour with el catador and it was great seeing how it was made. We tasted a lot... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2017
Finlay M
via mobile
Touristy but fun

This was definitely a very touristy place. I didn't plan on coming here but Tacama just closed... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2017
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Take a free tour and taste the Pisco & wines of the area at this winery & Distillery, which also has a Very Old Lagar to stomp the grapes,a very old Falca for Pisco Distillation (150 Years Old ) Traditional Restaurant and Tasting Room with a Cave full of Wine.
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good49%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Fundo 3 esquinas #102, Ica 11000, Peru
+51 56 403516
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Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

We went on the Pisco tour with el catador and it was great seeing how it was made. We tasted a lot more Pisco than expected and it was all delicious. The restaurant was great too.

Thank Finlay M
Reviewed 5 July 2017

This was definitely a very touristy place. I didn't plan on coming here but Tacama just closed. The staff was helpful and they offered a quick tour of how pisco is made using the old fashioned technique. After, they poured some samples of pisco that...More

Thank neeko215
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Stopped here with a tour group to see how pisco is made and do some tasting. The tour was pretty quick but educational. The guide spoke good English and was able to answer all our questions without any troubles. After the tour, we were able...More

Thank Lee M
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We had lunch here followed by a short tour and a pisco tasting. It was great and highly recommend it. They completely catered to my picky child!

Thank Ngaire1
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

This was a stop at a full day tour I had booked. It was just me so it was a very personalized tour. The guide spoke amazing English and explained the wine and pisco making process very well, answering my questions I had easily. It's...More

Thank mpavan
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We had a great time learning how Peruvians make wine in this area and understanding the culture of why Latin Americans usually prefer sweet wines to dry ones. The wine was great but it did seem pricey for Peru. Even the Peruvians I was with...More

Thank Bri1505
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

PROs - Nice guide - Interesting information - Pisco and wine tasting CONs - No English tour Recommendation: try the "Perfecto Amor" wine.

Thank andresmayaj
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

The tour is brief and doesn't include much. Just shows the distillery and where they crush the grapes (old fashioned methods). The guide was very friendly and nice but it was just a little boring. The tasting was good as the wines were nice but...More

Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

This vineyard produces both wine and pisco. When you first get there the jump straight into the process and withing 10minutes its done (which i was greatful for). After, you sit down and have a tasting session of different pisco combos and Peruvian wines. Peruvian...More

Thank Daniel C
Management response:Responded 16 December 2016

Thank you for your time and to be part from our history

Reviewed 8 September 2016

This winery is simple and the production is handmade, the most interesting part of the visit is the explanation of their step by step, but it's far from being charming as Tacama. However, the "crema de pisco" is excellent and I bought lots of it,...More

Thank Ingrid M
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4 March 2015|
Response from ElCatadorq | Property representative |
Dear Customer The wine you are asking for is called Borgona,and we use PInot Noir Grapes to make it. At this time we are not exporting overseas Iam Sorry we are selling at the winery El Catador only in Ica,Peru.