Fazenda Itapema / Cachaca Itapema
HistoryFazenda Itapema was established in 1860 by Colonel Sebastiao de Barros Silva.
In the 1940s, the company Levy & Levy consisting of it's owner Major José Levy Sobrinho and his two sons, started at the Itapema Farm in Limeira, the production of a sugar cane liquor called CANITA.
This product with it's unique quality became famous and songht after.
The last company participation of Major Levy, took place 1957, when the family decided to preserve this crop in his memory.
Now, 43 years later, the liquor has matured in wooden casks, and has been put to sale by his great and grandsons.
This special reserve of a limited quantity, is called "Itapema".
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