How do you make rum in Venezuela when your factory is surrounded by a brutal gang war?
“You make the thugs play rugby,” says Alberto Vollmer, the CEO of Santa Teresa, Venezuela’s most prestigious rum company.
“Rugby is a contact and a team sport that allows you to efficiently teach values like respect, discipline and teamwork,” he
tells the BBC.
Mr Vollmer, a Venezuelan of German origin, should, on paper, not be very popular with the socialist government of Nicolas Maduro. comes from money, owns land and profits from it. SEE MORE…
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