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El Catador Bodega Turistica

Fundo 3 esquinas #104, Ica 11000, Peru
+51 56 403516
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Food was good, tour was great and the Pisco was even better!

We had lunch here followed by a short tour and a pisco tasting. It was great and highly recommend... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Too varied to say
Quick but great!

This was a stop at a full day tour I had booked. It was just me so it was a very personalized tour... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2017
Prince Albert, Canada
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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.
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good50%
  • Average18%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Fundo 3 esquinas #104, Ica 11000, Peru
+51 56 403516
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 13 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 31 March 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
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Fun and interesting tour given by a great staff! The tour is short, we were here during the off season for grapes. November-December is probably the best for seeing the vines at their peak. We were told the harvest season in January through early March....More

Thank jennsto
Reviewed 2 August 2016

the tour is short but very entertaining, the way they presented the process of making piscos and its history.. and the most exciting is you get to taste all of them for free!!! so prepare your tastebuds and enjoy choosing your type of pisco to...More

Thank honmaymor
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

The tour guide explained the process for making pisco in about 5 minutes and then we tried a variety of piscos. Everything felt rushed, but considering it was free, it's hard to complain. The place itself is beautiful and it was a shame not to...More

Thank Laura H
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
what is the really sour red wine called? I went here a while back and no longer remember the names :(. Also is it possible to purchase some online?
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.