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The Best Rum Bar in Jamaica

 For centuries, Jamaica’s finest aged rums have long found immense popularity among connoisseurs around the world.  But for travelers to the island, finding them all in once place hasn’t always been easy.  For the best expressions from storied marques like …

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American Airlines Joins Bonaire Rum Week

 The Caribbean’s most exciting new rum festival has added a new partner: American Airlines. American Airlines, the world’s largest airline, which operates nonstop service from Miami to Bonaire, is a new partner to the weeklong Dutch Caribbean rum festival. “We’re …

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The Ultimate Caribbean Superyacht Regatta Is Back in St Barth

 One of the Caribbean’s most sought-after regattas is back.  The St Barth Bucket Regatta has made its triumphant return to the French Caribbean island this year after a two-year hiatus amid the pandemic.  “Everyone I run across is enthused about …

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caribbean vacation bonaire

 It’s always been the Caribbean capital of diving, a haven for sustainability and the natural environment.  But now another side of Bonaire is in the spotlight, as more and more travelers appreciate Bonaire’s place as the culinary star of the …

martinique rhum clement

 Rhum Agricole is different.  But it’s not just the complexity, the artistry, the overwhelming quality.  It’s that every year, the sugarcane harvest is different; and when you’re dealing with a pure agricultural product, with pure sugarcane juice, that means every …

bonaire caribbean beach bar

 It’s not often that you find a beach bar attached to one of the world’s greatest restaurants.  But that’s precisely the case at Club Tropicana, the hottest beach bar in Bonaire and one of the region’s top toes-in-the-sand hotspots.  It’s …

caribbean bonaire tiki bar

 This is a work of art.  That’s the first thing you think when you start turning the pages of the cocktail menu at Tiki & Co in Bonaire.  The West Indies Phoenix. Davy Jones Locker. Oaxacan ‘n Talking.  With each …

bonaire caribbean rum festival

 A new Caribbean rum event is coming to the Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire. It’s called Bonaire Rum Week, and it’s a celebration of the world of Caribbean rum, featuring cocktail competitions, exquisite rum pairings, cigar events and the chance …

antigua rum history

 It’s the newest way to experience Antigua and Barbuda’s rich history: Rum in the Ruins.  The weekly event is a lively conversation about the destination’s history and archaeology, set at the Dow’s Hill Interpretation Center near Shirley Heights. With a …

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 It’s called Nobody Knows.  But clearly someone does.  It’s just past twilight at Nobody Knows, the signature rum bar at Antigua’s renowned Hammock Cove resort.  Erick is pouring a diverse selection of some of the Caribbeans finest rums, from marques …

flor de cana rum

  Nicaragua’s Flor de Caña has taken the crown as the Green Distillery of the Year at the Caribbean Rum Awards St Barth.  The annual event is the Caribbean’s leading celebration of the finest rums in the world.  The company won the …

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 Two years ago in St Barth, a never-before-seen field of the world’s most expensive rums faced off in a rum category for the ages.  And this week in St Barth, history was made again.  For the first time ever, the …

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 A master class in rare bottlings of Jamaican rum. A rum-and-cigar pairing with Davidoff. A blind-tasting competition of the Caribbean’s most sought-after rums. A journey through the world of the Rhum Agricole of Martinique and Guadeloupe.  It’s the Caribbean’s leading …

st barth visit november

 Early November is one of the best times to visit the remarkable French Caribbean island of St Barth.  You won’t find the crowds of December and January, but the villas, hotels, restaurants and hotspots are open. (Here’s all you need …

martinique rum vintage

 It’s never easy for lovers of rhum agricole in the United States.  Supply of the cane-juice nectar of the French Caribbean has always been scant in America, with just a few brands that have even entered the market in the …

caribbean rum awards 2021

 The Caribbean’s leading celebration of fine rum is set for the first week of November in St Barth.  Caribbean Journal’s Caribbean Rum Awards a week-long series of rum (and cigar) events in the heart of Gustavia, is back for its …

four seasons nevis rum

 The Four Seasons Resort Nevis has always been rum-forward.  While hotel rum bars are a bit more common today, when the Four Seasons debuted its then-101 Rums Bar in 2014, it was one of the first of its kind.  And …

 The Caribbean Rum Awards St Barth, the region’s leading celebration of fine rum, is set for the first week of November.  This year’s fourth annual edition of the Caribbean Rum Awards will be held from Nov. 2-7, with an unmatched …