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A Must-Visit Regatta in the BVI

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a reason the British Virgin Islands has long been the Caribbean capital of sailing. And now the archipelago’s world-class sailing offering is on display again with the upcoming BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival. …

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Rum Journal: A Pair of Special New Rums from Barbados

 BRIDGETOWN — Barbados’ Mount Gay is among the Caribbean’s venerable rum brands (and the world’s oldest), so when the company launches a rare new expression it’s a special event. That’s the case with the new limited edition Origin Series: Volume …

Rum Journal: A Barbados Rum Distillery You Need To Visit

 Above: tasting rums at Foursquare (all photos by CJ) BARBADOS — IT’S A place where the rum flows like water. On every block, at every street corner, there’s a rum shop or a rum bar or a place to find …

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 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor In the Caribbean you don’t need snow or chilly temps to put us in a festive mood. Instead, you can get your holiday spirit the island way: with actual spirits! So as we celebrate the …

 Above: the Black Key (Photos by Jenny Adams) By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor WHILE IT’S still sweltering here at CJ’s HQ in Miami, we can’t help but notice that parts of the country are already feeling the first chill of …

 Who are the most interesting people in the rum industry? It’s not an easy question to answer, of course. At Rum Journal, our chief mission is to raise the level of conversation about rum to the way people around the …

 IT’S ONE of the most famous drinks (and, at one time, professions) in the Caribbean: the Rum Runner. But how do you make one? Recipes tend to vary slightly across the Caribbean (with one notable constant, naturally), but we thought …

 The “Rum That Invented Rum,” Barbados’ Mount Gay, has invented a new rum for its portfolio. The new product is Mount Gay Black Barrel, which slots in between the company’s Eclipse and its Extra Old varieties. Black Barrel uses what …

 Above: Bridgetown (CJ Photo) There’s a clear rum celebrity in Barbados — Mount Gay. It’s the rum ambassador for the island and its famous red caps dot many a sailing regatta. But Mount Gay is far from the only rum …

 Above: the Mount Gay Distillery in Barbados (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados, other CARICOM states and the Dominican Republic are currently engaged in “high-level” talks with United States officials on the issue of rum subsidies, according to …