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Wednesday 23 April 2014

Rum

Q&A: Jim Meehan – Banks Rum

The Banks Rum ambassador talks cocktails, how has Banks “reinvigorated” the blended rum category and its plans to make its mark with consumers who treat spirits like a fine wine.

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

Diageo sues ‘copycat’ Admiral Nelson’s rum

Diageo has launched legal action against Heaven Hill’s Admiral Nelson’s rum over claims its branding infringes on its own Captain Morgan rum trademark.

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 1 Comment »

Top 10 biggest spirits brands

Ahead of the drinks business report into the biggest spirits brands of 2013, we take a look back at the world’s biggest spirits brands of 2012.

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Rémy denies Mount Gay distillery closure

Rémy Cointreau has insisted its Mount Gay rum distillery in Barbados remains in operation following reports in the local press that it was to close.

Monday, March 17th, 2014 No Comments »

New distillery for London’s East End

A new craft distillery is set to revive the East End’s spirits making tradition when it opens in Victoria Park next month.

Thursday, March 6th, 2014 4 Comments »

‘Aggressive’ Captain Morgan ad banned

Diageo has been banned from broadcasting an advert for its Captain Morgan brand after it was deemed to inappropriately link alcohol to “daring, tough and aggressive” behaviour.

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Don Papa Rum launched in UK

The world’s first single island rum from the Philippines, Don Papa Rum, has been launched in the UK by spirits company Marblehead.

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014 3 Comments »

Bacardi unveils ‘good spirited’ green plan

The world’s largest privately held spirits company has unveiled its ambitious plans to build a more sustainable future.

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Wine and Warfare part 10: Rum and blood

The rum ration and how it sustained morale for British and Commonwealth soldiers in the mud of Flanders.

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Bacardi: Its history, its legacy and the Daiquiri

When Bacardi comes to mind I instantly think of white rum, Daiquiri’s and Hemingway.

Friday, January 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

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