The home of El Dorado rum is beautiful Guyana, on the north-eastern shoulder of South America.

Here you will find a melting pot of cultures set amidst a vast treasure trove of natural wonders - pristine tropical rainforests and undulating mountains rich in flora and fauna, and a multitude of rapids, waterways and great rivers.

In fact its name derives from the old Amerindian word for 'land of many waters'.

Its tropical climatic conditions and rich aluvial soil are perfect for the growing of the sugar cane and the distillation and maturation processes which give Demerara rums their unique character and complexity.

Photos courtesy of Fotonatura