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An Evening of Fine Caribbean Rum in Miami

 The Caribbean Rum Awards are coming to Miami for one night in September. The Caribbean Rum Awards St Barth, the Caribbean’s leading celebration of fine rum, is holding a pre-event at Miami’s Empire Social Lounge on Sept. 27.  The Caribbean …

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Rum Journal: A 15-Year Vintage From Martinique

 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 …

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The St Barth Gourmet Festival Is Back for 2021

 The St Barth Gourmet Festival is returning this year for its eight edition.  The week-long gastronomic event will take place fro Nov. 10-14, 2021, Caribbean Journal has learned.  It’s part of the broader “Gourmet Month” on the island, alongside Caribbean …

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 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 …

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 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 …

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 If you’re at a bar in Jamaica, it’s the rum for rum lovers, the one to sip if you’re looking for something special.  In just about every corner of Jamaica, Appleton 12 is almost always the best rum you’ll find …

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 Leading luxury airline Tradewind Aviation is expanding its service to St Barth this upcoming holiday season, Caribbean Journal has learned. The carrier, which operates scheduled and charter service between San Juan and St Barth, has added additional shuttle flights to …

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 Grenada is one of my favorite places in the Caribbean in part because it checks off all the boxes of things that I love about the islands — authentic culture, local food you won’t find back home, great natural beauty …

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 We’ve written before about music legend Kenny Chesney’s Caribbean rum brand, Blue Chair Bay.  And while the range is solid, it’s the rum creams that truly stand out — setting a very high bar for the category, particularly with uncommon …

 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 …

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 For three centuries, the daily “tot” was a staple of British maritime life.  Sailors in the Royal Navy received a daily “tot” or ration of rum — a practice that lasted until July 31, 1970 — a day that lives …

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 There are jaguars in the cane fields.  In the heart of a rainforest in southern Belize, one of the Caribbean’s newest rum companies is doing something very special.  It’s a sustainable rum, a sugarcane rum and — and most importantly, a …

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 Very shortly into your visit to Hammock Cove you realize that you’re in one of the best hotel rooms in the Caribbean.  You’re gazing out at the spectacle of the a secluded cove at the edge of Devil’s Bridge National …

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 One of the most popular attractions in The Bahamas is welcoming visitors again, Caribbean Journal has confirmed.  John Watling’s Distillery, which makes one of the country’s top rum brands, has reopened to visitors at its site in historic downtown Nassau.  …

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 Spectacular rum, marvelous beaches, world-class chocolate and a potpourri of diverse resorts are just a few of the charms of Grenada. And now that the island has been open for tourism since the summer, more and more travelers are heading …

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 There’s a pantheon of “overproof” rums across the Caribbean, a fiery group of sought-after expressions like Grenada’s Rivers Rum and St Vincent and the Grenadine’s aptly, wonderfully named Very Strong Rum.  In recent years, the overproof category has seen a …

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 The right beach, the right chair, the right drink. It may sound simple, but, like the greatest cocktails, you only need a few ingredients. In a time when travel has been significantly disrupted, this is the kind of experience we …

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 The recently-transformed Club Med La Caravelle all-inclusive resort in Guadeloupe is reopening this month, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The property will be officially relaunching on Dec. 18, according to Club Med.  Last year, Club Med La Caravelle had unveiled the …