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Archive for November, 2009

26 Nov

Appleton 30 year old in Seven Courses

Luxury Rum launched Published: Thursday | November 26, 2009 Daviot Kelly, Staff Reporter The juicy pan-seared fillet mignon with slow roasted rosemary potatoes and vegetables of the market sautéed in garlic butter. – photos by Winston Sill/Freelance Photographer J. Wray and Nephew launched its new luxury rum last Thursday with a delectable seven-course dinner at […]

25 Nov

Tanduay brewing up capital

Tanduay joins fund-raising bandwagon Companies Wednesday, 25 November 2009 18:50 LIQUOR firm Tanduay Distillers Inc. announced on Wednesday that it plans to sell P5 billion worth of retail bonds to fund spending activities and to refinance maturing obligations. In a filing to the stock exchange, parent company Tanduay Holdings Inc. said the 5-year fixed-rate bonds […]

22 Nov

Celebration of Goals

McDowell to use soccer platform for promoting rum brand Press Trust of India / New Delhi November 22, 2009, 15:41 IST Vijay Mallya-promoted United Spirits is focusing on football as platform for promoting McDowell’s Celebration rum. The company, which spends 50 per cent of its branding budget through sports, is looking at growing sales of […]

21 Nov

Rum and Power outages hit Santa Teresa!

Outages dim Chavez popularity Power failures, unpaid civil servants and falling oil revenue play havoc with support for the Venezuela leader. By Chris Kraul November 21, 2009 Reporting from El Consejo, Venezuela – Power outages are hitting Henrique Vollmer’s rum distillery several times a week, interrupting production, damaging equipment and jeopardizing the jobs of his […]

21 Nov

All At Sea with the Cap’n

Rum Rescue Calls Out to Captain Morgan TITAN Salvage’s and Crowley Maritime’s Herculean Efforts get Shipment to Safety Download image PENNSAUKEN, N.J., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ — Captain Morgan abandoned rehearsals for a very a special music awards event on the west coast to welcome to safety a barge containing 90,000 gallons of his finest rum […]

17 Nov

Cap’n Morgan prepares to Repel Grousers.

Monday, November 16, 2009 Congressional Rum Fight Escalates By Rich Edson, Washington Correspondent FOXBusiness With tax revenue and local pride at stake, the U.S. Virgin Islands escalated its multibillion-dollar rum fight Monday, harshly responding to charges of “unreasonable and excessive” corporate subsidizing leveled by the Puerto Rico congressional delegation last week. “These disturbing attacks were […]

12 Nov

Rum War fermenting on Capitol Hill

Lawmakers lean on Pelosi and Rangel as rum squabble mounts By Susan Crabtree – 11/12/09 The Hill The tug-of-war between Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands over rum taxes has grown more intense in the wake of House passage of the healthcare bill. Puerto Rico’s top supporters in the lower chamber this week fired […]

11 Nov

The Rum Grenade from Grenada

Rum with a punch Grenadian spirit so potent it’s banned from airplanes Bookmark and Share By DIANE SLAWYCH, SPECIAL TO SUN MEDIA One of many beautiful windswept beaches on the Caribbean island of Grenada. (Toronto Sun/Diane Slawych) ST. GEORGE, Grenada — There are lots of souvenirs you can bring back from a trip to the […]

11 Nov

The Man Who Makes Havana Club

Interview: Don Navarro, master rum-maker It was love at first sight when former professor of thermodynamics Don Navarro discovered rum-making – and it’s an enduring affair. He’s now the head master rum-maker for Havana Club. Here he tells Helen Ochyra about his passion for the spirit and why it’s an expression of Cuban culture * […]

11 Nov

Tanduay, sexy rhum maker

One of biggest rum brands in the world, Tanduay is little known outside the Philippines, but its annual calendar is one of the effective but non-pc ways it makes its presence known back home. Rumpundit. * Latest Gossip Nina Jose is Tanduay’s 2010 Calendar Girl Nov 10, 2009 Written By: Monica Brava After Katrina Halili, […]

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