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Avua Cachaca Introduces Avua Oak

Matured for up to two years in French oak casks, Avuá Cachaça Oak is a single-sourced cachaça made in the rolling hills near Carmo, Rio de Janeiro. The spirit will be available in the United States beginning in October, 2014 for $49.99.

Bacardí Creates Graphic Novel Inspired By Its Cuban Heritage

The Spirit of BACARDÍ focuses on Emilio Bacardí – son of founder Don Facundo Bacardí Massó – and his tireless work for Cuban independence in the late 1800s. Emilio Bacardí was repeatedly imprisoned and exiled for his belief in an independent Cuba, but persevered, eventually becoming the first freely-elected Mayor of Santiago de Cuba.