Category: Rum

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Angostura Denies Claims That Their Rum Brands Are Under Audit

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The distiller Angostura issued a statement this week saying that “the integrity of Angostura’s international branded rums is not under audit.” Written by Genevieve Jodhan, CEO …

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Bacardi Names New Chief Global Communications Officer

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Bacardi Limited today announced the appointment of K.C. Kavanagh as senior vice president and global chief communications officer. Kavanagh reports to Mike Dolan, chief executive officer …

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Phillips Distilling Company Adds La Hechicera Rum To Portfolio

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Phillips Distilling Company announced today the addition of La Hechicera aged rum to its portfolio of brands. Produced by Casa Santana — a privately owned, family-run distillery in …

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4 Things To Know About Jamaican Rum

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Premium rum is shaping up as the next big sipping category. More Americans are becoming spirits connoisseurs after the recent successes of premium whiskey and tequila. …

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Brand Spotlight: Diplomático, and Venezuelan’s Strict Rum Rules

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Rum production operates under different rules depending on the country. Unfortunately, some are laxer than others. Not Venezuelan. Quite the opposite, explains Gilberto Briceño, Master Distiller …

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Why Light Rum Could Be The Next Hot Category

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“The stars are aligning for rum; I think it’s going to be the next hot spirits category,” says Draga Culic, brand director at Niche Imports, whose …

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For The Future Of Rum, Serrallés Looks To Its Past

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Rum is evolving. Producers in the category want to break free from its reputation as a dark, cheap, sugary spirit used in party punches and cheap …

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U.S. Government Renews Havana Club Trademark for Pernod Ricard; Court Battle Continues

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The fight over Havana Club Rum took another turn this week, as the American government renewed the brand’s trademark for Pernod Ricard. The renewal of the trademark …

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Bacardi Testifies Before Congress in Havana Club Rum Matter

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Bacardi continues to defend its ownership of Havana Club Rum. The U.S. government last month granted renewal of the rum’s registration to the Cuban government. In response, Bacardi FOI’ed the …

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Bacardi Files Freedom of Information Act Request For Havana Club Rum Ruling

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The renewed battle continues over the U.S. trademark registration of Havana Club Rum. Bacardi has filed a Freedom of Information Act to find out why the U.S. …