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In Antigua, the Art of the All-Inclusive Rum Bar

 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 …

panama rum

Rum Journal: An Ultra-Rare Rum from Panama

 The search for lost rums has gotten a bit out of hand.  There’s been so much attention, to the point of obsession, over finding rare bottlings of now-defunct distilleries that it’s begun to obscure the magnificent quality of the many …

caribbean islands best 2022

The 22 Best Islands in the Caribbean to Visit in 2022

 Hiking a volcano. Walking the cane fields of an organic rum distillery. Eating lionfish burgers at an oceanfront food truck; savoring a twilight mento concert; kayaking across a secret mangrove forest; riding a flats boat to an undiscovered sandbar. They’re …

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karl malone with the rum

 It began with cigars.  NBA Hall of Fame Karl Malone’s love affair with the Dominican Republic kicked off when he crafted his own line of cigars with one of the country’s most prominent cigarmarkers: La Aurora, whose operations in Santiago …

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 …

rhum room

 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 …

caribbean rum festival top

 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 …

paps pilar

 A great rum should be more than a rum. It should be an event.  That’s true of any luxury product — whether a bottle of wine or a fine cigar; it should move you, make you feel special, that the …

bacardi sherry cask finish

 For year’s there’s been a leader in the world of special cask-finished rum: Martinique’s Rhum HSE, which was ahead of the global curve in finishing its rums in a variety of different casks and remains the standard-bearer.  In the world …

st barth culinary cover

 Another new eatery is making its debut in St Barth this season, part of what has been an exciting year for the island’s culinary scene, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new Amis St Barth is set to open at the …

martinique air canada beach photo

 The world’s largest airline is relaunching another destination in the Caribbean: the French Caribbean island of Martinique, Caribbean Journal has learned.  On Nov. 6, the carrier will resume its nonstop service between Miami International Airport and Fort-de-France’s Aime Cesaire International …

martinique

 The Caribbean Rum Awards came to Miami on Monday, with an unforgettable evening of some of the finest rums from across the Caribbean and the island of Martinique in particular.  The event, presented by the Martinique Tourism Authority, was anchored …

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 …

miami rum caribbean event

 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 …

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 …

st barth gourmet festival

 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 …

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 …