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This Caribbean Hotel Has a New Executive Chef

 A new head chef in Nevis By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Nevis’ Montpelier Plantation & Beach hotel has appointed Cristian Bassi as the resort’s new executive chef. “Chef Bassi has excelled in prominent kitchens from Italy to Egypt and distinguished himself …

VIDEO: How to Make The Caribbean’s Easiest Rum Punch Recipe

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor I spent a week in Nevis recently, a magical trip that revolved around two resorts and imbibing at least that many tumblers of rum punch a day. After all, every hotel seemed to have their …

Nevis’ Montpelier Plantation & Beach Adds Second Executive Chef

 Above: the Montpelier Plantation & Beach The 19-room Montpelier Plantation & Beach has named a second executive chef for the Relais & Chateaux property. Paolo Sari, a Relais & Chateau executive chef from the Monte Carlo Beach in Monaco, will …

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 PLANTATION is a rather interesting brand: the company is owned by France’s Cognac Ferrand, and sort of “collects” rums from a host of Caribbean islands. Each rum, which the company considers a “grand cru,” is labeled as Plantation and the …

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Venezuela’s government is funding the construction of a planned coffee processing plant in Dominica. Construction on the plant is expected to begin soon, according to the government. “We expect about 400 …

 Above: Papa’s Pilar Blonde The results from this year’s RumXP awards are in, with several notable highlights. Taking home the premium rum category’s Best in Class was the Dominican Republic’s Barcelo Imperial Anniversario 30, while the Best in Class in …