Havana Club, the authentic Cuban rum, has taken the number one spot on the International Wine & Spirit Research (IWSR) 2012 Elite Brands List, demonstrating the brand’s strong international presence and sustained growth in recent years.
Havana Club, the authentic Cuban rum, has been awarded a platinum medal for its ultra-premium expression Selección de Maestro by the Beverage Testing Institute in their International Review of Spirits. The accolade follows receipt of an outstanding score of 96/100 from the judges, and marks the second consecutive platinum win for Havana Club in the competition, having picked up the same award last year.
Julien Escot of Montpellier’s Papa Doble bar triumphed at the 9th Havana Club International Cocktail Grand Prix last week. The global appeal of Cuban rum was evident during the four-day event, as 40 leading bartenders came to the cocktail capital of Havana, Cuba, to battle for the title.
Havana Club International is to serve up its biggest ever Cocktail Grand Prix in June as bartenders from around the globe converge on Havana to battle it out for the world’s most revered cocktail challenge.