Piskos: The origin of a name
With the passage of time this remarkable community of potters along with their chicha jars bécame known as the piskos.
The Spanish arrival to these shores brought their native vine from the Canary Islands, which adapted to the new surroundings, giving rise to Quebranta grape. When distilled the produced spirit was stored in these jars also called piskos thus giving that name to a citiy a port and a river.
It is noteworthy that these jars were cured inside with honey for a proper seal.