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Monthly Archives: November 2009

Mai Tai Comeback

Mai Tai Comeback

The debate continues over who invented the Mai Tai but one thing is for sure, this classic tiki drink may…
Don Navarro, master rum-maker

Don Navarro, master rum-maker

Havana Club’s master distiller explains his passion for rum, its impact on Cuban culture and why HC is among the…
Jamaica – Off the beaten path

Jamaica – Off the beaten path

Get to know the back roads and offbeat attractions of Jamaica with a little help from the Dallas News. Click…
Wine & Food Fest Part 2

Wine & Food Fest Part 2

More observations of the Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival in Edmonton from our friend Chip Dykstra. _______________________________________________________ Rocky Mountain…
Rum In a Bag

Rum In a Bag

Nothing says “quality” more than shots of rum sold for $0.89 in a bag from your local liquor store.  Hurry…
Rocky Mtn. Wine and Food Fest

Rocky Mtn. Wine and Food Fest

Chip Dykstra finds himself at the Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival in Edmonton.  Here are some of his discoveries.…
USVI Inks Cruzan Deal

USVI Inks Cruzan Deal

John DeJongh, governor of the US Virgin Islands, signed into law a 30 year economic development pact with Cruzan Rum. Click…
Bacardi Heritage

Bacardi Heritage

Bacardi celebrates “100 years of iconic cocktail creations” by introducing a newly designed Limited Edition Heritage bottle. Click here to…
Barbados-Drink it in!

Barbados-Drink it in!

“If you want to be a true Barbadian locavore, you must drink rum”  says the LA Times.  So true! Get…
Hellfire Bitters

Hellfire Bitters

“A drop or two of bitters can add herbal depth to cocktails. But when steeped with chiles, so-called Hellfire Bitters…