HISTORY

1762

The hacienda is founded in the Macarapana Valley by the Spanish captain Félix del Fierro.

1853

The hacienda is named Altamira, a historical and traditional name that endures to this day.

1889

Ron de Carúpano receives medals and diplomas at the Paris Exhibition.

1896

The legal and historical rights of usage of the spring waters of the Chuare River, in the Macarapana Valley, by the owners of the Hacienda Altamira, are ascertained. The water from this river is still used today, its purity guarantees the quality of Ron Añejo Carúpano’s aged rums.

1954

Destilería Carúpano, C.A. is founded, consolidating the history of Carúpano rums.

1991

Ron Añejo Carúpano Reserva 12 Exclusiva is selected, in a blind tasting event, as the first Venezuelan rum for export to the Mexican market.

2003

The Controlled Designation of Origin “Ron de Venezuela” is created and Ron Añejo Carúpano is one of the brands worthy of such a distinction.

2004

Ron Carúpano receives the gold medal in the International Contest of Alambique de Oro.

2008

The Special Edition Rum segment in Venezuela is consolidated with the market launch of Ron Añejo Carúpano Legendario, from the original batch of barrels assembled in 1983.

2012

Ron Carúpano is awarded the gold medal by The Fifty Best. Ron Añejo Carúpano X.O. is launched onto the market sourced from old family reserves.

2014

Ron Añejo Carúpano receives the recognition “Best Rum in the World” at the International Rum Conference in Madrid.

2015

Ron Añejo Carúpano receives 4 medals at the International Rum Conference in Madrid, three of them ranked in the Super Premium category.

2017

Ron Añejo Carúpano is awarded two Gold medals in the Spirits Selection.

2018

Ron Carúpano Zafra 1991 enters the market. Ron Carúpano receives the Great Gold Medal in the International Spirits Contest in Brussels and becomes the most awarded Venezuelan rum in the Super Premium category in the International Congress in Madrid. Ron Carúpano receives the Gran Tenedor de Oro throughout its product portfolio, given by the Academia Venezolana de Gastronomía.

2019

Ron Añejo Carúpano is awarded with 10 international awards.

2020

Ron Carúpano updates its entire portfolio with a new Another Level image and launches Ron Carúpano 18 Reserva Limitada.

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