Awards

From the very beginning, Ron Carúpano has been recognized for its superior quality and the unique profiles of its rums. This recognition has come hand in hand with awards received by Ron Carúpano in prestigious Conferences of distilled liquors worldwide, within which are: International Congress of Madrid, San Francisco World Spirits, Concours Mondial de Bruxelles and the London Spirits Competition. From 2004, Ron Carúpano has been awarded with more than 40 medals including:

GOLDEN FORK GRAND PRIZE

The leading award in the food and beverages industry in Venezuela bestowing great prestige upon its recipients. The famous “Tenedor de Oro”, is a prize that represents great prestige in Venezuela. However, “El Gran Tenedor de Oro” is the highest recognition granted in the country by the Academia Venezolana de Gastronomía. Every year, it seeks to reward those brands of food and beverages that have distinguished themselves in Venezuela, standing out for the innovation, quality and manufacture of their products. “El Gran Tenedor de Oro”, is a renowned award, carrying great prestige in Venezuela; it sets those brands and products apart, at a higher level, where excellence has been achieved.

International Congress of Madrid

Exhibitions, master classes and tastings of rums from around the world. The Madrid Rum Festival is the oldest spirits fair in Spain and therefore one of the most prestigious in Europe, where the top players of the sector meet. For four days, this event brings together the greatest experts in rum and people of great influence in the world of distillates. The festival is an excellent meeting point for professionals in the rum industry to create business opportunities and explore new markets.

SAN FRANCISCO WORLD SPIRITS COMPETITION

A medal in this contest distinguishes us from competitors and places our products at another level. With almost two decades of experience, the San Francisco World Spirits Competition (SFWSC) has become one of the most respected distillate competitions in the world, largely in part to its judges, each of them offering a different background and a trusted palate. These experts are one of the reasons why an SFWSC medal indicates the highest level of quality. Winners of the Gold, Double Gold and Premium awards are included in an issue of The Tasting Panel Magazine, reaching more than 90,000 decision makers involved in the beverage trade.

LONDON SPIRITS COMPETITION

A competition that judges three key aspects in a product to determine its excellence: quality, price / value ratio and packaging design. The London Spirits Competition is a contest that seeks to recognize, reward, and help promote brands of spirits that have been created successfully to identify and target a specific segment of alcoholic beverages. Winning a London Spirits Competition medal clearly establishes how well products will be perceived in the market for trading purposes and is a good indicator for stocking up on those products. It will also allow the trade to sell the product to its target consumer with confidence, since they were judged on the merits of value, packaging and quality.

BRUSSELS WORLD CONTEST - SPIRITS SELECTION

The evaluation process of each sample is one of the most rigorous in existence. The Brussels World Contest is an annual international event, which rewards distilled spirits from the four corners of the globe. Whisky, cognac, brandy, rums, vodkas, gins, pisco, grappa, baijiu, tequilas and more, are evaluated and classified by a panel of world-renowned experts. The contest rigorously chooses distinguished, competent tasters, from all regions of the world to judge the various distillates. In addition, the organization remains permanently involved in the management of the winning samples. Additional analyses are carried out regularly on the spirits deserving the prized medal of the Brussels World Contest. These analyses are designed to ensure the highest level of satisfaction for the award-winning “Spirits Selection by Concours Mondial”. The level of exigency is so elevated, it only tests the best distillates in different categories, in order to award the Grand Gold Medal, the highest award in this contest.

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