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The Brazilian Chimarrão Yerba Mate

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The Brazilian Chimarrão Yerba Mate

Chimarrão is a type of Yerba Mate drunk in the southern regions of Brazil. It's consumed as a regular Yerba Mate, with hot water, and with its traditional utensils gourd & bombilla. But what makes this beverage very special? 


The new era of gourds: Ceramic and Glass gourds!

The new era of gourds: Ceramic and Glass gourds!

Used for centuries by the indigenous Guarani people as a sip container for the traditional Yerba Mate drink, the gourd is just another way of people's creativity and ability to make a masterpiece out of a very basic fruit-calabash fruit.
As time passes by, this one in a kind cup has been through many phases in which it only became better and affordable for each hand...


Argentina's national drink: Yerba Mate!

Argentina's national drink: Yerba Mate!
Yerba Mate-Chimarrao is not only one of many types of tea, but it's n Argentinians national drink!
Argentina is one of the world's largest tea producers, but the highlight production is the Yerba Mate's...

Tereré vs Mate: main characteristics and differences!

Tereré vs Mate: main characteristics and differences!

From Yerba mate leaves you can have two different infusions, depending on the water, whether is hot or cold. 

Therefore you'll have a Chimarrão-hot mate or Tereré-cold mate.

Yes, they use the same ingredient, both are typical drinks in South America, but have a special for itself elements that we'll discuss...


Legend behind the Yerba mate !

Legend behind the Yerba mate !
Yerba mate roots were first formed by the indigenous Guarani people, defined with a legend wrote in the book ''Yerba Mate: Mate. Mate. Mathi. 9000 years of Paraguayan tea,, by Augusto Kolina Anton Shikhanov...
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