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Week 42 in Review

Collector’s flock to Bundy, a new Single Vintage offering from Diplo and much more in this week’s news.

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imageDestilerías Unidas, a producer and distributor of alcoholic beverages in Venezuela, has unveiled new Single Vintage 2000 Rum, an addition to Diplomático range, in the UK. DBR has the details.

“Rum from a new distillery is going to have to wait before it can hit shelves. The new Stillwagon Distillery in Charleston, OR had hoped to open up shop already, but because the government is still shut down, the labels for the rum can’t be approved.” Click here for the full story.

News Mail reports: It is that time again when rum appreciators make their patriotic trek to Bundaberg and join hundreds of others eagerly awaiting to get their hands on the famous distillery’s latest drop. The Bundaberg Distilling Company (BDC) will today launch the latest collector’s bottle of the Bundaberg Rum Master Distillers’ Collection - MDC Two Eighty.

New rum bar news from Creative Loafing: Jeff Knight’s Knight Global Entertainment announced Tuesday that it has purchased the lease for The Garden from Bill Edwards. And just as Jannus Landing morphed into Jannus Live, the Garden will reopen as Calypso Rum Bar & Island Grille.