It began over a hundred years ago with our ancestors, José María
and Ramón Gaviña. Seeking a better life, the two
brothers left their homeland in the Basque region of Spain and
traveled to the rich coffee-bearing soil of the southern Cuban
mountains. It was on the productive land that their plantation,
Hacienda Buenos Aires, began its reputation as the center of the
region's coffee community.
Today, these same traditions live on in the Gaviña
company. Don Francisco's four children - José, Leonor,
Pedro, and "Paco" - who also grew up on the plantation, learned
the art of growing coffee from their father. The company, now
in America, reaps the benefits that come from this family's
experience on their land.
Over the last century, Cubans have raised expresso
to high art. This passion for the taste of "real" Latin expresso
raches its peak in La Llave. Born out of our
family's love of Latin style coffee, La Llave is
dark roasted and finely ground to satisfy the most discriminating
Why not share out experience the time you order
For more information, please visit us on
the web at www.gavina.com.