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IV Technical Scientific Colloquium on Rum, 2016


IV Symposium Program

Day 1: 05/24/2016

01:30 pm-05: 00.- Visit to the Rum Factory of Cardenas, former Arechabalas.

  • Opening of the IV International Symposium Light Rum Festival.
  • Guided Conference "From Arechabalas Industries to Rum Factory of Cardenas, peculiarities of the city, origins, traditions, architecture".
  • Guided tasting of Perla del Norte rum.

6:00 PM-7: 00 PM.- flairtending show with the Association of Bartenders in the hotel pool.

Day 2: 05/25/2016

9:30 AM-11: 00 PM.- Theater Hotel Barceló "Arenas Blancas" Specialized Conferences Session.

  • 9:30 AM: International Trade in traditional Cuban products. Special features of the US market for its introduction.
  • 10:00 AM - 11: 00.- The characteristics of the rums of the West. Elements for a DOP. Updated Resolution 135. The quality of Cuban Light Rum: impact of technology and innovation on the Cuban rum industry.
  • 11:00 AM: Coffee Break.
  • 11:30 AM: Foreign investment: business opportunities in the industry.
  • 12:00 M.- Packaging: industry trends.
  • 12:30 PM.- Cubay Liqueurs: an amalgam of flavors for Cuban cocktails.

02:00 AM-04: 00 PM.- Theater Hotel Barceló "Arenas Blancas" Specialized Conferences Session.

  • 2:00 PM.- "Rum Factory of Cardenas, former Arechabalas, a space where the knowledge of the Masters Cuban Rum is transmitted".
  • 2:30 PM.- The Route of Cuban Light Rum.
  • 03:00 PM.- Development of new products in the Cuban rum industry. Commercial introduction of Perla del Norte Rum and products tasting.
  • 4:00 PM - 06:00 PM.- Dialogue with the Masters of Cuban Rum.

08: 30-9: 30 PM.- Gala Dinner at the Hut of the Hotel.

  • Theater Hotel Barceló "Solymar" Supporting events.

09:30 PM - 12: 30.- Competition Session

  • Gourmet Competition.
  • Cocktail Competition.
  • Blind Tasting Competition.

2:00 PM - 04:00 PM.- Continuation of the competitions.

6:00 PM - 07:00 PM.- Awards ceremony in the pool bar of the Hotel.

Day 3: 05/26/2016

9:30 AM-12: 30 PM.- Rum Festival in Varadero. Product presentations and tastings in shopping malls, sale outlets and tourist facilities of Cuba Ron products and other rum producers and marketers.


See the full program of the IV Symposium here.  |  See Competition Rules of Gourmet Perla del Norte  |  See the bases of Perla del Norte Cocktail Competition

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