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By Felicity Clarke, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO - As anyone who has experienced it can attest, cachaça is a beautiful but dangerous mistress. Seductive, fiery and utterly Brazilian, the sugar-cane firewater can be the sweet making-and-breaking of nights out all over the country and this weekend it will be the toast (in more ways than one) of the 28th Festival da Pinga in Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?