Sentebale Royal Salute Polo Cup to Close Prince Harry’s Official Tour of Brazil – Scotch Whisky News

Sentebale Royal Salute Polo Cup to Close Prince Harry’s Official Tour of Brazil

Prince Harry’s first official visit to Brazil will include a game of international polo, with the Sentebale Royal Salute Polo Cup on Sunday 11 March marking the finale of the royal tour.

Taking place in Campinas, São Paulo State, the match will be a star-studded event both on and off field with leading Argentine player Nacho Figueras heading up the St Regis team, rivaling the Sentebale team which will include Prince Harry.

Christian Porta, Chairman and CEO of Chivas Brothers said: “We’re so proud to be supporting such a deserving charity at an event that will no doubt be the highlight of the Royal Salute World Polo calendar,”

“The Brazilian appetite for the world’s leading luxury Scotch is clear with sales of Royal Salute more than doubling over the past year. The thriving market combined with the priority brand’s status as the fastest growing* within the Pernod Ricard Group are both strong signs of a bright future in this stunning country.”

The Sentebale Royal Salute Polo Cup further highlights the Scotch whisky brand’s solid commitment to international polo, with recent tournaments including the Foundation Polo Challenge in California, the Royal Salute China Open Beijing, the Royal Salute Maharaja of Jodhpur Golden Jubilee Cup in India and the Royal Salute UAE Nation’s Cup, Dubai.

Notes

*Pernod Ricard June 2011 Annual Results

About Royal Salute World Polo

In addition to the Sentebale Royal Salute Polo Cup, Royal Salute World Polo is proud to support some of the world’s most prestigious and luxurious polo tournaments.
• Australia Sydney Gold Cup, Sydney
• Brazil Triplice Coroa Tournament, Helvetia Polo Club, São Paulo
• Brazil Copa Ouro Championship, Indaiatuba, São Paulo
• China Royal Salute Tang Polo Cup, Beijing
• China Royal Salute China Open, Beijing
• China Tianjin Snow Polo, Tianjin
• India Royal Salute Maharaja of Jodhpur Golden Jubilee Cup
• Korea Country Polo Club, Jeju
• Spain Santa Maria Club Snow Polo, Sierra Nevada
• Spain Sotogrande Polo Cup, Cadiz
• UAE Royal Salute Nations Cup, Dubai
• UK Kent & Curwen Polo Cup, London
• USA Royal Salute CV Whitney Cup, International Polo Club, West Palm Beach

In 2011, Royal Salute World Polo was proud to be involved in several polo tournaments, supporting charities whose patrons include the Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry.
• USA The Foundation Polo Challenge 2011, Santa Barbara, California in aid of the U.S Friends of the Foundation of Prince William and Prince Harry
• UK The Sentebale Polo Cup 2011, Coworth Park, Berkshire, England
• UK Bernard Weatherhill Polo Cup, Tetbury, England

About Sentebale

Sentebale was founded by Prince Harry and Prince Seeiso from the Lesotho Royal family in response to the plight of the neediest and most vulnerable of Lesotho’s children.

For further information www.chivasbrothers.com

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