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Distilled and aged in our factory in Red Hook Brooklyn, Cacao Prieto produces a variety of liqueurs and rums all made from organic Dominican sugar cane and cacao beans from Cacao Prieto’s family orchard in the Dominican Republic. All our spirits are distilled from organic Dominican Cacao fruit, Cacao beans and organic sugar cane. [...]
Cacao Prieto produces beans-to-bar chocolate made fresh daily from the finest single origin Dominican cacao from our family farm and organic Dominican sugar cane. The result is a revelation — melding the lingering complexity of the finest burgundy with the lush textures and deep satisfaction which define the world’s great chocolates.
Coralina Farms is the 100% organic cacao plantation owned by the Prieto family who has been harvesting cacao in the Dominican Republic for over 100 years. Spanning over 2000 hectares in the Nagua region of the Dominican Republic, Coralina Farms produces the cacao used for Cacao Prieto chocolate and our chocolate based rums and liqueurs. Coralina is also the center for our ongoing investigations [...]
For those who were there, Friday Night’s Widow Jane Whiskey Launch Party was no joke. Crowds of people wrapped around the block to enjoy first tastings of Widow Jane Whiskey, Suckling Pig and Home pickled BBQ and Pork Sliders, Bourbon Ice Cream, Artisan Popcorn, Cacao Prieto Chocolate, DJ Miho Hatori, and knee knocking live Bluegrass. [...]
Cacao Prieto is featured in the Morning Show’s Trafalgar: North America Week See the World!
Cacao Prieto and Widow Jane are proud to present a Double Gold, Two Silvers, and Bronze medal in this year’s San Francisco World Spirits Competition.
Cacao Prieto POSTED BY VIRGINIA K. SMITH ON MON, JUN 3, 2013 AT 9:30 AM When it comes to things that seem, in theory, far too good to be true, most people would assume “combination chocolate and whiskey factory” to be one of them. In Red Hook, Cacao Prieto is not only delightfully defying [...]
Featured in Brooklyn Exposed’s BROOKLYN CHOCOLATE TOUR By Jessica McKenzie | FEBRUARY 12, 2013 Cacao Prieto Daniel Preston, the founder of Cacao Prieto (218 Conover Street, Red Hook), was an aerospace engineer who sold his defense company and started a chocolate factory and distillery. “You’d be surprised how many engineers would be comfortable in a chocolate factory, but chocolate [...]
Scientists at Cacao Biotechnologies & Cacao Prieto have developed a new method of fermenting and extracting cacao beans that significantly increases the potency of natural antioxidants. The molecules being developed are Epicatechin based bioflavoniods with extraordinary antioxidant activity; more than 1000 times more potent than similar molecules derived from green tea. In collaboration with ASP [...]
Signature Cocktails BBQ Live Bluegrass Music by Dubl Handi DJ: Miho Hatori Whiskey Distillation & White Lightning from the Still Free tastings of Widow Jane 7 Year It’s not too late to RSVP! http://widowjane.eventbrite.com/
“Manhattan by Sail” will highlight a different distillery each week – join us on Tues Oct 2 and Thurs Oct 4 aboard the Clipper City in New York Harbor. The cocktails will feature Cacao Prieto spirits.
WIDOW JANE BOURBON WHISKEY Made with Pure Limestone Mineral Water from the Widow Jane Mine, Rosendale, New York. Widow Jane Whiskey is imbued with both the strength of the past and the forward looking energy of the world’s most magnificent and maddening metropolis. New York’s most iconic structures were built using the limestone from this mine, [...]