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20th Century Arucas

Entering 20th Century Arucas

Before entering 20th Century Arucas, a number of events determined its future commerce, economic growth and culture. Firstly, from the mid 19th Century there was a rise in the production of cochineal, due to its success in the foreign markets. The inhabitants of Arucas, therefore, enjoyed a period that lasted three decades of unthinkable prosperity […]

Rum Distillery

The Rum Distillery: Say “Fábrica de Ron Arehucas” – Arucas Part 9

Arehucas – The Rum Distillery Destilerías Arehucas SA, the canarian rum distillery based in Arucas, Gran Canaria, was founded by Mr Alfonso Gurié Álvarez on the 9th August 1884, who reaped for the first time from his own cane sugar harvest in February 1885. The distillery focuses on the production of a wide range of […]