Archive for July, 2009

31 Jul

American Recipe 1776 Rum

Whiskey without a headache’ gets new life By David Holthaus • • July 30, 2009 –>In the back of an old pizza parlor in rural Clinton County, Rob McCulloch is trying to revive the family business of making spirits. Underneath a menu board advertising steak hoagies, an 80-gallon pot still cooks away, distilling grains […]

29 Jul

Here we go again, Havana Club, Cohiba etc in court

CUBA | WRONGFUL DEATH Cuban trademarks targeted in family’s fight for compensation A legal showdown looms over Cuban trademarks such as Havana Club rum as a Dade family seeks cash for their wrongful-death judgment against the Castro government. A display case in a tobacco store in the town of Pinar Del Rio shows Cohiba cigars […]

29 Jul

Cachaça — declares independence.

Great gimmick – but it’s still rum. Merlot, Bourdeaux, etc don’t feel a need to say they are not wine. They’re distinctive categories of wine. And Cachaça is a distinguished and appreciated form of Rum! – Rumpundit! World’s Best Bartenders Say: “Legalize Cachaça Now!” Top Bartenders Ratify Cachaça Declaration of Independence at Tales of the […]

24 Jul

Rum Cake Cook Book

Have Your Rum and Eat It, Too – New Cookbook Specializes in “Pyracy” and Rum Cakes Virginia Beach, VA, July 24, 2009 –(– Susan Lemieux-Cortez (aka “Hatchet Meg”) is a living history interpreter specializing in the Golden Age of “Pyracy.” She performs with an historical reenactment group in her current port of call in Virginia, […]

23 Jul

Caribbean Heritage -Rum

ENTERTAINMENTCaribbean Heritage – A Renaissance of Rum If you’re from the Caribbean hemisphere, chances are you got your first taste of rum before you could toddle upright without help… most Caribbean nationals get a hint of the elixir when Christmas comes around as the scents of cured fruits permeate the air in the Black cakes […]

23 Jul

In Praise of Rum

And a puff for my rum book! Rumpundit. Restaurants & Bars In praise of rum The perfect summer spirit also offers some of the highest quality for the money. By Daniel Gritzer; Photographs by Roxana Marroquin Dark and stormy at Cornelius Say “rum” and most people think of party drinks involving tropical fruit juices and […]

23 Jul

Indian Rum Bust

Thursday, July 23, 2009 6:23 PM IST Indian Express Bangalore | Chennai | Hyderabad | Kochi | Thiruvananthapuram Andhra Pradesh | Karnataka | Kerala | Orissa | Tamil Nadu Columnists | Editorials | Op-Ed | Time Out Food | Travel | Technology | Health | Cars Books | Music | Miscellany Illicit rum unit busted […]

22 Jul

The Cap’n goes Green

Diageo USVI Enters Contract for Rum Distillery Washwater Treatment Facility with Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies CHRISTIANSTED, St. Croix, July 21 /PRNewswire/ — Diageo USVI (NYSE: DEO), has awarded a contract to Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies (VWS) of the United States for the turnkey design, build, and start-up of the washwater treatment plant that […]

22 Jul

New Aussie Rum scores big

Aussie Rum Takes Top Honours By Rebecca Harris The Shout, Australia An Australian rum that pays homage to the historical Rum Rebellion has scored top prize at a global spirits competition held last Wednesday (Jul 15). Based in London, the International Wine and Spirits Competition (IWSC) judges spirit categories from across the globe and Australia’s […]

22 Jul

Bacardi at the Bar!

There is of course the little detail that the Arechabala family had failed to renew their claim to the Havana Club trademark outside Cuba… it had seemed last year that Bacardi were dropping their wasteful vendetta against Pernod and the Cuban government but perhaps not… Rumpundit July 22, 2009 06:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time  Spain’s Highest […]

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