Archive for April, 2010

24 Apr

Rum and Burning Fleets!

Sounds like one not to miss, But Rumpundit will be in Miami! Burning of the Fleet Day Scheduled for May 8th in Essex From a press release: Row Boat Races New Addition to River Museum Activities Essex, CT – They burned our ships and stole our rum! The historic British raid on Essex comes to […]

21 Apr

Rum on the Yankee Maine

Maine coast home to award winning distillery Bartlett Winery is exploring the world of brandies, liquors and rums — and getting noticed for it 4/21/10 By Sharon Kiley Mack BDN Staff BANGOR DAILY NEWS PHOTO BY SHARON KILEY MACK Bartlett’s State of Maine Distillery’s Apple American Brandy and Pear American Brandy are winning international awards […]

21 Apr

Bacardi Windpower not just hot air!

The idea of using old barrels as mulch for employee gardens has a certain appeal- but it might drown out the smell of flowers! -Rum Pundit. Media Contact: Amy Federman Burson-Marsteller for Bacardi 441-294-1110 Patricia M. Neal Bacardi 441-294-1110 BACARDI HARNESSES WIND TO POWER WORLD’S LARGEST PREMIUM RUM DISTILLERY Largest wind turbines in Puerto […]

17 Apr

History stifles Rum Exports

Extra burden hurting rum’ Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2010  Barbados Nation ‘Extra burden hurting rum’ Minister of Economic Affairs Dr David Estwick (right) and managing director of Foursquare Rum Distillery, Richard Seale, watching bottles of rum roll off the conveyor belt at the factory yesterday. In the background is executive director of the Barbados Manufacturers’ […]

17 Apr

Home of Rum looks after its Own

Barbados government to assist rum producers Published on Saturday, April 17, 2010 Email To Friend Print Version By Julie Wilson BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (BGIS) — The rum industry, which has lost some of its preferential trading arrangements, will get a lifeline from Government to help it stay afloat. This assurance has come from Minister of Economic Affairs, […]

08 Apr

Mount Gay All at Sea

The rum that invented rum Mount Gay Rum has been confirmed as a supporting sponsor for Cowes Week 2010. Mount Gay Rum With a rich heritage dating back to 1703, Mount Gay Rum is set to join forces with Cowes Week, one of the UK’s longest running and most successful sporting events. As a supporting […]

08 Apr

Vive Barbancourt!

HAITI AFTER THE EARTHQUAKE They’ll drink to that: Haitian rum maker endures Rhum Barbancourt, Haiti’s signature rum, is bouncing back from quake damage and will bottle and ship soon. Photos Related Content Court backs Bacardi’s use of the name Havana Club BY TRENTON DANIEL PORT-AU-PRINCE — It has survived 19 coups, military rule, hurricanes, […]

07 Apr

Little White Lamb, who made thee?

I grew up on Lamb’s Navy Rum, so I have a sentimental attachment to the brand! _ Rumpundit. Lamb’s White Rum listed in Tesco Tuesday, 06 April 2010 Halewood International, leading drinks manufacturer and distributor, has announced further success for its recently launched Lamb’s White Rum with new listings in just under 200 Tesco stores […]

07 Apr

The Feud continues!

Bacardi really should not let their family’s grouse with Fidel mess up business.. Some contrition is called for – they bankrolled his coming to power! Rumpundit. UPDATE 2-Pernod loses lawsuit on Bacardi’s Havana Club rum Tue Apr 6, 2010 9:51pm EDT * Bacardi sale in US of Havana Club rum is allowed * No trademark […]

02 Apr

EU Stiffs Carib Rum

Will the rum run out after EC halts funding? 2 April 2010 – Issue : 868 The rum producers of the Caribbean are protesting the European Commission’s decision to cut off funds to the region’s spirit manufacturers. The industry employs 50,000 people and is the fourth largest traditional export, bringing in more than US$260 million […]

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