Tag: agricol rum

Maison La Mauny: V. O. for Very Original

From now on, Maison La Mauny Signature du Maître de Chais will be sold under the name “VO Signature du Maître de Chais” -VO for Very Old, because of the ageing period (at least 3 years)! Maison la Mauny have given this original creation a new package…


Marseille Rhum Fest 2018, Rum Laboratory

After two years of roding, Marseille Rhum Fest is returning with an ambitious program. Meeting with his co-organizer Cyrille Hugon. Rumporter: After RFP’s success, why did you create RFM? Cyrille Hugon: Our success in Paris has allowed us to reach a nationwide audience. On social media you…


A1710 and the real gems

The little Martinican distillery never ceases to amaze. It celebrates its first anniversary this year and is about to launch two new white rums called “La Perle Rare” (the real gem), at 52% and 52.5% ABV, both produced from sugarcane grown on an organic land (ECOCERT certified),…


Pagès-Védrenne ready to take on Marie-Galante

Pagès-Védrenne, the almost century-old liquor maker, has acquired the distribution rights of Bielle distillery in metropolitan France. After Jamaica with Red Bonny (see the special mixology issue of Rumporter), the French company is courting the Antilles with the Bielle, a great rhum agricole. With the B2B market…


The aptly-named Favorite!

La Favorite, a rum producer on the rise among rum lovers, has set aside 5,000 bottles of its 2009 vintage, previously available at Club Expert Dugas. Let it be known that trade expos are not the best place to discover new spirits, what with the smell of…


Saint James celebrates 20 years of the AOC with a new vintage

For the 20th anniversary of the AOC and following the recent election of Saint James’ oenologist Marc Sassier as chairman of AOC Martinique (from now on, we should call him Mr. Sassier or Mr. Chairman!), the rum maker has launched the brand new Single Cask 1997 in…

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