It began over a hundred years ago with our ancestors, José María and Ramón Gaviña.
a better life, the two brothers left their homeland in the Basque
region of Spain and traveled to the rich coffee-bearing soil of the
southern Cuban mountains. It was on the productive land that their
plantation, Hacienda Buenos Aires, began its reputation as the center
of the region's coffee community.
Hacienda Buenos Aires produced more than just the finest coffee in
the land. Our father Don Francisco, was born there.
a boy, he worked in the fields with his own father, watching and learning
the secrets of growing quality coffee. He
spent hours upon hours helping the field hands sow the seeds and urging
the little plants to grow. Don Francisco also learned how to pick
and dry the beans and slowly, over time, how to judge which were the
very best quality and which were not. From that day to this, only
the highest quality beans are ever chosen for roasting under the Gaviña
these same traditions live on in the Gaviña company. Don Francisco's
four children - José, Leonor, Pedro, and "Paco" - who also grew up
on the plantation, learned the art of growing coffee from their father.
The company, now in America, reaps the benefits that come from this
family's experience on their land.
selecting the finest beans from around the world,
as it arrives, and making sure the roasting is perfect, the Gaviña's
express their love of coffee.
is rare, indeed, for a coffee to come from a family company that pioneered
one of the early coffee plantations. It is even more rare to find
a coffee company managed by people born and raised in the artful profession.
with their dedication to selecting the best coffee available, to offering
it at a fair price, the Gaviña family provides the best value in the
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