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Rum Moves To The High End In U.S. Market

Total rum volumes in the U.S. market declined 1% to 22.7 million cases last year, according to Impact Databank. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 28, 2018

News Briefs for December 27, 2017

•Rum has been overshadowed by the brown spirits boom, but an onslaught of high-end, boutique labels is enlivening the category’s space in a big way. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 27, 2017

Bacardi’s Puerto Rican Rum Distillery Back Up And Running

Bacardi has resumed production at its Puerto Rico-based rum distillery, less than two weeks after Hurricane Maria devastated the island. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 10, 2017

Bacardi To Unveil New Rum In Collaboration With Major Lazer

Bacardi has named DJ and producer Jillionaire, of the group Major Lazer, as “Minister of Rum”—a hybrid of a brand ambassador, influencer and creative and cultural strategist—and is prepping the launch of an associated Bacardi Major Lazer rum. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 24, 2017

Florida Lawmakers Seek Review Of Havana Club Trademark Case

A Florida Congressional delegation is seeking to reverse a 2016 decision granting Pernod Ricard and its Cuban partner, Cubaexport, a license to register the Havana Club rum trademark in the U.S. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 31, 2017

John Esposito Named Chairman of Real McCoy Spirits

Industry veteran John Esposito has joined craft producer Real McCoy Spirits as chairman. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 30, 2017

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