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Bramah Tea and Coffee Museum

The Bramah Tea and Coffee Museum was a museum in southeast London. It was the worlds first museum devoted to the history of tea and coffee, covering 400 years of commercial and social history of two commodities, since their arrival in Europe from Africa and the Far East. The museum was opened by Edward Bramah in 1992, 40 years after he had first had the idea. It was formerly at Butlers Wharf. It then moved to 40 Southwark Street in SE1, very close to London Bridge station and Borough Market. At this location the museum and tearoom would open daily serving coffee and tea. Edward Bramah died aged 76 at Christchurch, Dorset on 15 January 2008. Despite his illness, Bramah had been working on a book which was to be called "Britains Tea Heritage". The museum closed, according to its website for redevelopment and/or possible relocation until 2009. However, it was still closed as of April 2011, occupied by a builders merchant high street shop. Its new location and terms of business are still being agreed with Southwark Council.

                                               

Cider Museum

The Cider Museum is located in the Plaza del Principe de Asturias in Nava, Asturias, Spain. Opened in 1996 by Prince Philip, it is a themed museum that showcases Asturian national drink, cider. The museum is a member of the Ethnographic Museums Network of Asturias. Interactive exhibits cover the entire process of cider creation, from growing apples, through pressing, fermenting, bottling, to consumption of this alcoholic beverage. There is an area devoted to sparkling cider. The museum also focuses on issues such as pollination and the development of apple trees. Summer and winter hours vary.

                                               

Jameson Distillery Bow St.

Jameson Distillery Bow St. is an Irish whiskey tourist attraction located just off Smithfield Square in Dublin, Ireland. Jameson Distillery Bow St. is the original site where Jameson Irish Whiskey was distilled until 1971. It is now a visitors centre that provides guided tours, tutored whiskey tastings, JJs bar and a gift shop.

                                               

Kilbeggan Distillery

Kilbeggan Distillery is an Irish whiskey distillery situated on the River Brosna in Kilbeggan, County Westmeath, Ireland. It is owned by Beam Suntory. A small pot still distillery, the licence to distil dates to 1757, a copy of which can be seen in the distillery. Similar to many Irish distilleries, Kilbeggan endured financial difficulties during the early 20th century, and ceased operations in 1957. However, the distillery was later refurbished, with distilling recommencing on-site in 2007. Noted devotees of the distillerys whiskeys include British Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill, and Myles na gCopaleen, the Irish playwright.

                                               

National Coffee Park

Parque del Cafe is a theme park in the department of Quindio, Colombia, 4 km south-west of the town of Montenegro and 11 km west of the departmental capital city Armenia. The park was founded by the National Federation of Coffee Growers of Colombia and the Departmental Committee of Coffee Growers of Quindio, and opened on 24 February 1995. It consists of two main areas: by the main entrance are the buildings housing the museum and exhibitions detailing the history, culture and process of growing and producing coffee in the region; and in the valley beyond is an amusement park with rides and shows. The two areas are linked by two gondola lifts and a chairlift: it is also possible to walk between the two areas via an ecological trail that passes through a plantation of many varieties of coffee bushes. As well as amusement rides the park also offers other attractions such as animatronics shows, a global coffee garden, food stalls based on coffee and traditional Colombian architecture. In 2009 the park received its five millionth visitor and has grown to become one of Colombias top tourist attractions, with more than one million visitors in 2017.

                                               

Poli Grappa Museum

The Poli Grappa Museum is set up in Bassano del Grappa, the capital of Grappa, inside a palace of the fifteenth century, in front of the historic wooden Bridge "Ponte Vecchio". The history of distillation and of Grappa is explained by means of a brief but detailed educational tour. The Museum consists of three little rooms: in the first hall, the reconstructed stills and collection of interesting documents will reveal the mysteries of the origin and the evolution of the art of distillation over the years. In the second hall, by means of pictures, stills and apparatus for making Grappa, it will be possible to appreciate and understand the reason why this Italian distillate is unique in the world. The objects descriptions and the images captions are in Italian and in English. In the third hall there is a show-room where it is possible to taste the products of the Jacopo Poli Distillery.

                                               

The Rum Story

The Rum Story is a visitor attraction and museum in Whitehaven, Cumbria, England. It presents the story of the rum trade and the creation of rum. It is located in an original 1785 trading shop and warehouses. The Rum Story was started with United Kingdom National Lottery funding from the Millennium Commission and opened in May 2000. It was voted Cumbria Tourisms Small Visitor Attraction in 2007. The Jefferson family, wine merchants, imported wine and spirits for over two centuries until 1998. Their story is covered by the Rum Story.

                                               

Universal Exposition of Wines and Spirits

The Exposition Universelle des Vins et Spiritueux is a museum dedicated to alcoholic beverages on the island of Bendor. The island is in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Cote dAzur in South Western France. The museum is open in July and August, and admission is free of charge. It is closed on Wednesdays.

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