Thursday, February 26, 2009

El Guayabero: Cuba's New Wine

By Alexis Rojas Aguilera / Friday, 06 February 2009 /

A new brand of sweet red wine with the name “El Guayabero” distinguished the major products of the food industry in the eastern province of Holguin.

The name to this new type of wine is a tribute to the late Don Faustino Oramas, a Holguin musician and composer, king of the double sense songs, who died on March 27, 2007 at the age of 96 years.

The new product is among the items of the food industry exhibited in the event ExpoCiencia 2009 which opened Wednesday in the city of Holguín.

Moraima Manfugás, specialist of the branch in the province, said that the trademark accounts with the registration of intellectual property and is intended to conceptualizations of excellence products.

She stated that the wine has the backing of hundreds of people consulted, who appreciate at this variety of drinks, a local symbol of the culture associated with the oldest working musician in Cuba.

ExpoCiencia Holguín-2009, taking place at “La Periquera” museum of this city, will provide the population the achievements of the province in the branches of science, health, electricity, information and education among others.

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