Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

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Do you know what the best rum destinations are in the Caribbean? How about the best rental villas for all budgets on Barbados? Want to learn how to cook a simple Jerk Fish dish for your family and friends? You'll be able to find all of this and more in this week's Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up! Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up The Best Rum Destinations:  Indeed, it’s high time that many destinations in the … [Read more...]

Video: Bahamas Rum Festival Highlights

Bahamas Rum Festival

Fort Charlotte has resumed it's silent guard over Nassau's busy port, but a couple months ago it was the place to be for the world of rum. There were three live music stages, dozens of vendors, and a huge collection of some of the top rums from the Caribbean and beyond. Spotlights lit up the sky and thousands of people filled the normally quiet Fort Charlotte. I've been to a few rum festivals … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Caribbean wrap up

A new rum from Dominica, culinary destinations in the Caribbean, a new BVI beach bar and more. This week's Caribbean Wrap Up gives you stories from the islands that you might have missed. Caribbean Chocolate? What! Where?! Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up Blue Water Launch: Direct from Dominica, Blue Water Ultra Premium Rum is set to launch in the Caribbean market. -Story by The … [Read more...]

Cruzan Rum Launches New Cruzan Peach

Cruzan Peach Rum

Cruzan Rum announces the launch of Cruzan Peach Rum, the newest trend-forward innovation to join its robust portfolio of premium, flavored rums.  Now available nationally, this new spirit blends fine Cruzan Rum with the sweet taste of juicy, ripe peaches to create a flavor reminiscent of the summer season’s finest fruit harvest. Cruzan Peach Rum introduces a fresh, succulent flavor to the … [Read more...]

Caribbean Rum & Beer Festival on its way to Boston

2014 Caribbean Rum and Beer Festival

The Caribbean Rum & Beer Festival is exporting a form of its annual beverage festival to Boston USA. In a move guaranteed to benefit regional rum and beer producers, the festival organizers, Azure Management Services Inc. of Barbados, have been invited to bring the festival’s unique mix of Caribbean beverages and culture to a ‘World Trade & Heritage Expo’ in Boston USA scheduled for July … [Read more...]

Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up

Caribbean weekly wrap up

This week's Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up tells you about hiking to the Boiling Lake on Dominica and some of the top classy all-inclusive resorts in the islands, but the main topics are rum related--and who doesn't love rum! The Wrap Up features one of the best Caribbean/rum stories I've read in awhile, titled On a Caribbean Rum Trail. Written by Baz Dreisinger, a writer for the New York Times and … [Read more...]

Day 3: Sandy Toes and The Final Day of the Bahamas Rum Festival


You know when they say too much of a good thing can be bad for you, I absolutely don't agree. Day 3 of the Bahamas Rum Festival was another great day, only this time the day started off with a boat ride to a beach bar, photo shoots at Genuinely Bahamian Products and the Tortuga Rum Cake store, then a little time at Fort Charlotte for the rum festival. You can see Day 1 and Day 2 here. I … [Read more...]

Day 2: Bahamas Rum Festival Photo Journey

Bahamas Rum Festival

I have this habit, good or bad, of having a really really good time the first night when on island. It always seems like the rum flows extra quickly and the adrenalin propels me to a highly lubricated state of mind. When in Rome right? The trip to Nassau for the Festival Rum Bahamas event was no different. Got to catch up with some old friends and made some new ones, always a great recipe … [Read more...]

Day 1: Bahamas Rum Festival Photo Journey

Bahamas Rum Festival

I think the Bahamas Tourism Board has a slogan that says, "It's better in the Bahamas." I have to agree, somethings are better in the Bahamas, especially when it comes to Rum Festivals. With so many photos to share, I thought it would be easier to break up the Bahamas Rum Festival into three different posts, one for each day. Shall we jump on this rum train and go for a ride?! You can see … [Read more...]

Festival Rum Bahamas Rum Competition Results

Bahamas Rum Festival tasting results

The Bahamas never disappoints, toss in a 3-day rum festival and you have a new level of island fun. The first ever Festival Rum Bahamas event was a huge success in my eyes and I'm already looking forward to attending future events. Pirates, rum, a 300 year old fort, 3 live music stages, rum cake, a rum tasting competition, and a breakout junkanoo parade--Festival Rum Bahamas exceeded all my … [Read more...]

New Wicked Dolphin Florida Spiced Rum

Wicked Dolphin Spice rum

Cape Spirits, makers of Wicked Dolphin Silver Rum are making noise early in 2014 by releasing a their very own spiced rum.  Wicked Dolphin is made in Cape Coral, Florida--essentially my back yard so I'm excited to taste their new offering. Both Wicked Dolphin Silver and Spiced are available now through Republic National Distributing Company and at the Wicked Dolphin Distillery in Cape … [Read more...]