Raphael Grisoni, originally from Marseille, is the Managing Director of Mount Gay in Barbados. A…
It is always interesting, or amusing, to discover what appeals to our British neighbours. The Spirits…
Jamaica… an island lost in the Caribbean Sea, south of Cuba and off the coast of Haiti. Colonized in 1494 by the Spanish, the island officially became English in 1670 and finally gained independence in 1962 and remains part of the Commonwealth.
In an interesting move for the British rum market, Virgin Holiday has begun production of their own blend – ‘the Virgin Holiday Spirit’ – once again proving that rum is the ambassador of tourism. But of course busy Richard Branson and his team didn’t just follow the crow
Boosted by the success of this first competition, which attracted 200 barmen from all over the globe, Trois Rivières is dusting off the shakers and launching the second edition. And we’re delighted!
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.
Whilst in 2014 the BBS group decided to review the Trois Rivières range and, to our great pleasure, this year they have decided to revisit the products of the recently renamed Maison La Mauny.