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Week 49 in Review

Rare rum at auction, a 2nd location for Rum Kitchen and a limited edition drop hits the market in this week’s news.


image“What happens when you combine one of Sherry’s best names with one of the country’s top spirits curators?” You get the extremely limited Ron Navazos Palazzi Cask Strength Rum. SF Gate has the details.

A collection of Bajan rum that dates back to the 1780’s is readied for the auction block at Christie’s. The lot of 12 bottles is expected to fetch more than $20,000.  Get the scoop at Wine Searcher.

From Ultra Vie: “London’s Soho is getting an exciting new addition to its lively streets. Following the success of Caribbean restaurant and bar The Rum Kitchen in Notting Hill, The Rum Group will be launching a second site on December 9 in Kingly Court.”

Get ready! Plans are coming together for the most exciting new rum event of the year. Festival Rum Bahamas will bring a wide array of music, food and plenty of rum to Nassau this February. Here are the details.

Ernest Hemingway is a legendary adventurer and drinker, and you can get a little taste of his greatness in Papa’s Pilar Rum from the Hemingway Rum Company.” Papa’s Pilar Rum gets some love from our friends at