Cachaça: Breakfast Of Champions


Overview
Today the group visits a Cachaçeria at Universidade Sao Paulo (USP). This is where cachaça is made, an alcohol distilled from sugar cane. The process of creating cachaça is similar to the production of ethanol from sugar cane, but requires just a few additional steps. Everyone takes a guided tour through the facility and sees the steps, including a detailed aging process. After the cachaçeria, the group heads back to Fazendinha to continue working on projects. In the evening, the group of students from the class in Americana come to Fazendinha to visit and relax...