Big winners in Caribbean Journal’s Rum Awards, more rum auction details and Barbancourt in this week’s news.
From Uncommon Caribbean: In the surprising nightlife capital of the Caribbean that is Port-au-Prince, it’s no surprise that rhum fuels most of the fun. Prestige holds its own as well, but most everywhere I went on my mid-summer Thursday night party adventure, it was all about le rhum – Rhum Barbancourt to be exact.
Global rum ambassador Ian Burrell has announced that his Rum Experience University will become an annual course following a sell-out debut year. Get the full story at The Spirits Business.
“So you didn’t score a bottle of Pappy Van Winkle bourbon for Christmas? You can find a special release for your rum-loving friends instead, for a couple of hundred dollars less. Queen Charlotte’s Reserve, the new release from Muddy River Distillery in Belmont, is on shelves now at ABC stores in North Carolina for a suggested price of $27.99.” Read more here: