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Monthly Archives: December 2009

Rum Runners & Johnny Walkers

Rum Runners & Johnny Walkers

Take a look at this super-insightful T&T Express article about rum culture and history in Trinidad and Tobago, New York…
Bundy RED

Bundy RED

Diageo releases a new line of premium spirits in Australia to boost earnings and increase market share.  Bundaberg Red is…
Cruzan Denies Ugly History

Cruzan Denies Ugly History

The producers of Cruzan Rum are maintaining that slavery was not an integral part of the “development of their corporations.”…
O Rolls Out In India

O Rolls Out In India

The Indian launch of Bacardi O is set to begin in Kanartaka.  Their growth strategy will take them national by…
Rum Deal Brings Jobs

Rum Deal Brings Jobs

US News & World Reports weighs in on the rum tax incentives deal and job creation in the Virgin Islands.…
Smuggler’s Cove Makes Debut

Smuggler’s Cove Makes Debut

Martin Cate opens the doors to Smuggler’s Cove, his latest tiki bar masterpiece in San Francisco.  This place is going…
Mad Bird Rum

Mad Bird Rum

Yahara Bay Distillers of  Madison, WI releases a very limited edition rum called Mad Bird.  The first offering of 350…
Where Rum Needs No Umbrella

Where Rum Needs No Umbrella

“…rum distilleries are flinging open their doors, inviting guests in for tastings of the beverage that has been so famously…
HC Barrel Proof Review

HC Barrel Proof Review

Long a staple at duty free shops worldwide and a favorite of the Rum Connection team, Havana Club Cuban Barrel…
A Question of Age

A Question of Age

The follow up from a great article about aged rums.  Well done, Eric. http://thepour.blogs.nytimes.com