Confirms commitment to exceptional quality and reinforces its role as a key spirit in some of worldâ€™s favorite cocktails
Online PR News – 08-January-2010 – – BACARDIÂ® rum, the world's favorite and best-selling premium rum now tops 300 awardsâ€”sustaining its title and position of â€śthe world's most awarded rum.â€ť This highlights the Bacardi commitment and dedication to producing a range of rums of exceptional quality and great taste.
Bacardi has a well documented history of superior rum-making since its founding in 1862 in Santiago de Cuba when Don Facundo BacardĂ MassĂł revolutionized the spirits industry by creating the world's first light-bodied rums and flavored rums. For nearly 150 years, through seven generations of Don Facundoâ€™s descendants, Bacardi has focused on quality, taste and excellence. BACARDI rum has been recognized and awarded in sixteen countries around the world.
Some of the recent accolades the BACARDI rum portfolio has secured include the top awards at the World Spirits Awards in Bad Kleinkirchheim, Austria; the Monde Selection in Brussels; the International Wine & Spirit in London; and the International Review of Spirits in Chicago.
The most recent accolades of all come from the drinks business â€śThe Spirits Masters 2009â€ť ceremony, where BACARDI Reserva Limitada rum was awarded Master status in the â€śRum Mastersâ€ť category, and BACARDI AĂ±ejo rum and BACARDI 8 Year Old rum received Gold awards in the same category.
In addition to the awards, BACARDI 8 Year Old rum just received great recognition in the New York Times. The New York Times spirits panel pronounced BACARDI 8 Year Old rum as having â€śthe ring of true rum authorityâ€ť and of the super premium rums reviewed, such as Barbancourt 15Year Old and Appleton 12 Year Old, declared, â€śBacardi was our best value.â€ť
Because of its exceptional taste and quality, BACARDI rum was chosen for the creation of some of the world's most loved and timeless cocktails. The Mojito was created with BACARDI Superior rum in 1862; The DaiquirĂ was created with BACARDI Superior in 1898. The Cuba Libreâ€”BACARDI Gold rum and COCA-COLAâ€”was first mixed in 1900, and the original PiĂ±a Colada was made with BACARDI Superior in 1922. For nearly a century and a half, BACARDI rum has been at the heart of making great tasting cocktails.
With BACARDI rum you will find consistency in taste and quality all over world as it is specifically blended to the same flavor profile no matter where it is enjoyed.
This holiday season, choose the gift that spirit connoisseurs have selected as topsâ€”BACARDIâ€”the most awarded rum in the world.
About BACARDI Rums
In 1862, in Santiago de Cuba, Bacardi revolutionized the spirits industry when founder Don Facundo BacardĂ MassĂł began producing his remarkable light-bodied, smooth rum â€“ BACARDI, the worldâ€™s favorite premium rum brand. Today, BACARDI Rum is produced in multiple locations including Puerto Rico and Mexico, following the production legacy set forth by Don Facundo.
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Amy Federman, for BACARDI rum, 441-294-1110, email@example.com