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Laodi: Laotian agricole rhum, the dream of Ikuzo Inoue

Did you know that modern day Laos is defined as a result of its historical status as a French protectorate (roughly from 1890 to 1970, or the period of Indochina Wars) and that more than 70% of the country is made up of mountains? Well, I didn’t… When it comes to Thailand or Vietnam, I’m more or less familiar with those two countries. But Laos?

George Washington and Rum

This statement alone could almost be used to summarise rum trade in the 18th century on the American continent.

Trois Rivières: from the plantation to the still

Thanks to Rhum, this little Martinique hamlet has become famous around the world – even if its distillery has been out of action since 2004. But the 120 ha plantation still provides its sugarcane juice, and the two distillation columns are still active on the Riviere-Pilote site, less than 5km away.

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