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12 Feb

Angostura in Carnival Mode

Laronde-West: Take pride in locally-produced rum Published: Sunday, February 12, 2012 2011 Angostura Global Cocktail challenge winner Andy Griffiths in action. As T&T gears up to celebrate its 50th year of Independence (August 31), Angostura’s manager–corporate communications Giselle Laronde-West feels T&T can take immense pride in its locally-produced rums. Interviewed recently at Angostura House, Laventille, […]

16 Jan

Lecture at Colonial Dames of NY. Rum, Cowboys, Indians and Loyalists.

NSCD NY + + Ian  Williams Lecturer Reminder: Thursday, January 19th Historical Activities Lecture featuring Ian Williams and a Rum Tasting Rum Tasting by El Dorado and Favorite Lecturer Ian Williams (of Rum fame) returns- Join US! Ian Williams, one of our most INTERESTING guest lecturers, a writer and historian on revolution- and on […]

31 Oct

Rum quoted (indeed mined!) in Salon article

Eatymology Monday, Oct 31, 2011 2:00 PM EDT The twisted history of candy From the tragedies of the slave trade to the glitz of the Jazz Age, the story of these sugary treats echoes our own By Felisa Rogers candy (Credit: carbonated / CC BY 3.0/iStockphoto/lisafx) Topics:Eatymology, Food, Halloween As frost bites the air and […]

29 Jun

Bundy Drinking Song

  thanks to Mikey D!

16 Jun

St Lucia pioneers WIRSPA De Luxe range

St Lucia Rum Receives Top Honour Tuesday, 14 June 2011 21:28 Written by Press 0 Comments E-mail Print PDF Chairmans Reserve RumsSt. Lucia Distillers Ltd has become the first company to be certified to use the highest tier of the Authentic Caribbean Rum Marque which is administered by the West Indies Rum & Spirits Producers […]

08 Jun

Pusser Pays Up!

Pusser’s Rum bounty for Navy Tot Fund Tuesday, 07 June 2011 Admiral David Steel & Charles Tobias MEDIA INFORMATION 7 June 2011 Pusser’s Rum bounty for Navy Tot Fund Substantial donation handed over on HMS Victory Charles Tobias, President and founder of Pusser’s Rum, has presented a cheque for £25,000 to the Royal Navy Sailors […]

30 Mar

US court backs Bacardi -suprised?

The sound of a dead horse being flogged – Rumpundit Court rules against Pernod in rum dispute By The Associated Press   A U.S. Court of Appeals has ruled that the “Havana Club” trademark Pernod Ricard SA uses for its rum in other parts of the world can’t be used in the U.S. It is […]

05 Mar

Captain Morgan Rewards Archaeologists With Rum For Ocean Floor Find by Deidre Woollard (RSS feed) Mar 4th 2011 at 7:02PM You don’t hear about liquor brands getting involved in archaeology too often but the team of archaeologists has recovered six cannons from the site where “infamous privateer” Captain Henry Morgan’s ships wrecked in the 1600s […]

10 Feb

Only in America

As the article says, these were hardly key markets, but Pernod seems to have reacted to Bacardi vigorously – this is a global grog fight. Rum Pundit GLOBAL: Bacardi sees Havana Club trademark revoked in all but US By: editorial team | 10 February 2011 Decrease font size Increase font size Comment on this […]

07 Feb

A distilled controversy

Lowland Scots would not have been seen dead in a kilt until Walter Scott romanticised with all that Rob Roy stuff. And Rabbie Burns drank rum as well – Rumpundit. Row breaks out over rum advert making fun of Scotsmen in kilts Feb 7 2011 By Charlie Gall A ROW has broken out over a […]

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