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For Immediate Release:
May 18, 2012
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Marta Martinez-Aleman

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Vice Chairwoman Edmonson tours first Miami rum distillery in Wynwood



(Photo by Marta Martinez-Alemán/Miami-Dade County)

Vice Chairwoman Audrey M. Edmonson (left) listens intently as Matt Malone explains the process of distilling rum at Distileria Caneca, 2320 North Miami Avenue, in Miami at a special reception and tour held May 10, 2012.  Malone established the first distillery in Miami and plans to use the Wynwood locale as a gallery and outdoor space for local artists.  The event was organized by Malone, maker of Miami Club Rum, and the Puerto Rican Chamber of Commerce, headed by Executive Director Luis De Rosa.