Archive for January, 2011

28 Jan

Just What the DR ordered!

DR is top Caribbean rum exporter Dominican premium rum is the leading seller in Europe, as reported in Listin Diario. Last year the country exported two million boxes of rum to Spain alone. Local consumption in 2010 was 4.2 million boxes, down from a high of 5.5 million boxes. The DR heads the list of […]

21 Jan

Take Me To Cuba!

We keep talking at least I do about Rum and Tourism, looks like some people do it! Rumpundit. Havana Club brings Latin spirit to UK travel retail Published: 21/01/11 Source: ©The Moodie Report By Matt Willey, Online Content Editor Print Email UK. Rum brand Havana Club has launched its ‘Nothing Compares to Havana’ promotion across […]

21 Jan

Not in the US!

Havana Club’s ultra-premium Selection de Maestros Business and Economy 01 / 21 / 2011 20 January 2011 By admin. Following two successful years in the UK and other select markets, Havana Club is extending the availability of its authentic Cuban Barrel Proof rum by launching it globally as Havana Club Selección de Maestros. In a […]

14 Jan

Pusser’s Pride!

Charles Tobias, the toast of all rumlovers, has just been made an MBE, Member of the order of the British Empire, in the New Year’s honour’s list. Charles, who rescued Navy Rum from the bottom of the Admiralty’s Davey Jones filing cabinet to which it was consigned after Black Tot day in 1970, was honoured […]

06 Jan

Cuba launches Ron Caney

Haven’t had time to check, but it looks like this might be made in the former Bacardi plant! -Rumpundit. Cuba-Ron Company launches New Rum to the Market Havana, Cuba, Jan 5.- Renown Cuba-Ron S.A Company launched the Caney 12 years to the market, a new product of excellent quality that represents the best traditions of […]

06 Jan

Rumbullion in India!

Chill out, enough rum, don’t riot Pooja Kashyap, TNN, Jan 6, 2011, 05.41am IST Good to see people taking the  “global spirit with its warm beating heart in the Caribbean” seriously! -Rumpundit Tags:rum for winter|Bihar State Beverage Corporation Limited Times of India PATNA: Bihar won’t see riots for rum, any more. Bihar State Beverage Corporation […]

05 Jan

Colombia’s other product: Ron Caldas Grand Reserve

I recently tasted some of Colombia’s finest, Ron Viejo de Caldas Grand Reserve or Caldas Grand Reserve Rum, and was as impressed as many Colombians told me I would be. Distilled in the Caldas region in the heart of the country, the original recipe was designed by a Cuban distiller brought in to lend his […]

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