2020 Finalists

In its second year, the Havana Club Bar Entrepreneur Awards received a fantastic response from talented bar entrepreneurs around the world, with 165 nominations received from three continents, from March to July 2020.

We were delighted to announce the 13 finalists of the Bar Entrepreneur Awards 2020. Click the boxes below to find out more about each entrepreneur.

Andrew Ho and Bastien Ciocca image
Claudia Cabrera Rodriguez image
Dave Mulligan image
Diego Cabrera image
Igor Zernov image
James Hopkins image
Lucas Groglio image
Monica Berg image
Oliver Margan image
Omer Gazit-Shalev image
Rani al Raji image
Tato Giovannoni image
Yeferson Avila Rodriguez and Jean Trinh image
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Havana Club 7 Year Old

This Cuban rum, aged for a minimum of seven years in ex-bourbon casks, is produced by a joint-venture between Pernod and state-owned Cuba Ron.

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Havana Club 3 Year Old

The best-known expression of the leading Cuban rum brand, this light rum is aged for three years in ex-bourbon casks giving it a light straw yellow hue.

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Havana Club Anejo Especial Rum

A blend of rums made from the fermented molasses of sugar cane harvested in Cuba, distilled using column stills and aged for up to five years. The blend

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Havana Club Professional Edición A

El Floridita is one of Havana’s, and indeed the world’s, most legendary bars. Pouring some 90 cases of rum per week, it’s also one of Havana Club’s

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Havana Club Professional Edición B

Bottled in July 2018, this rum is the brilliant result of a mistake and a bartender, Nick Strangeway, working with a Cuban Maestro del Ron Cabano, Asbel

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Havana Club Professional Edición C

Havana Club Professional Edition C is a rich and raw gold rum blended from young aromatic aguardiente with older rum bases aged in San José distillery's

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Havana Club Professional Edición D

Havana Club Professional Edition D is a fresh aromatic white rum made from a blend of fresh destilado de caña with full-bodied and aromatic extra-aged

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Havana Club Tributo 2017 (2nd Edition)

Launched in March 2017, Tributo 2017 is the second release in Havana Club's Tributo collection and comprises 2,500 bottles. The press release which accompanied

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Havana Club Seleccion de Maestros Rum

Launched in 2011, the liquid inside Selección de Maestros is believed to be the same as the former Cuban Barrel Proof. Exceptional casks of aged rum are

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Havana Club Maximo Extra Anejo Rum

Máximo is an ultra-premium rum created by Don José Navarro, Primer Maestro Ronero, by blending a selection of rums from the ageing cellars of Havana