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Transformed Appleton Estate Reopens for Visitors

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The transformed Appleton Estate has reopened for visitors after a $7.2 million renovation and rebranding project. The new Joy Spence Appleton Estate Rum Experience in Siloah, Jamaica, is the brainchild of parent company Gruppo Campari. …

Appleton Begins Major Expansion of Tour Complex in Jamaica

 Appleton has begun a major expansion of its Appleton Rum Estate Tour Complex in Jamaica. The $7.7 million USD project is slated to begin in January and will add 25,000 square feet to the existing facility. The main building will …

Jamaica’s Appleton Estate Is Making Changes

 By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon Brace yourselves, Jamaican rum lovers, because there are about to be some changes to your favorite tipple. Appleton Estate, distillers of Jamaican rum since 1749, is changing the nomenclature of three of its most popular blends. Appleton …

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 Above: a tour by Minister of Agriculture Derrick Kellier at Appleton Estate By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s Appleton Estate has been making major improvements to its factory operations. The changes include new factory equipment and new methods to boost …

 Jamaica’s Appleton Rum recently launched a new advertising campaign — one that could mark a shift for the way Caribbean rums are marketed. It’s a departure from the typical pirate — and party-themed rum ads — it is a story that …

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 Above: Smatt’s white and gold rums APPLETON. J Wray and Nephew. Myers’s. These are the undisputed heavyweight champions of Jamaican rum. For a fine sipping rum, it’s Appleton (we like the 12 year). For a powerhouse white rum, it’s J …

 Above: the Appleton distillery in Jamaica It’s Christmas in the Caribbean, and while it’s not frigid like the region’s neighbours in the United States, Canada and Europe, that doesn’t mean the same rum cocktail cures don’t apply. And no one …

 Above: PMs past and present gather to barrel a special edition Appleton Rum By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller and a number of her predecessors gathered this week to barrel a special edition of Appleton …

 Above: Appleton is Jamaica’s premier rum brand By the Caribbean Journal staff Italian spirits company Gruppo Campari has signed an agreement to acquire a controlling stake in spirits company Lascelles deMercado & Co., Ltd, the company announced in a release …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s Appleton has released a new limited edition rum to mark the 50th anniversary of Jamaica’s independence. Appleton Estate Jamaica Rum is comprised of rums that have been aged for a minimum of 50 years …