Rum connoisseurs interview of the week: ANDERS SKOTLANDER & TITTE HANSEN: The power-house team behind Skotlander Rum!
Feb16

Rum connoisseurs interview of the week: ANDERS SKOTLANDER & TITTE HANSEN: The power-house team behind Skotlander Rum!

Rum connoisseurs interview of the week: ANDERS SKOTLANDER & TITTE HANSEN The power-house team behind Skotlander Rum!   1) Who are Anders Skotlander and Titte Hansen? We are Anders Skotlander and Titte Hansen and we run a small rum company in Danmark called Skotlander Rum. Everything is made by hand in small copper pot stills. We produce 5,000 bottles per year, primary to the Scandinavian market but from March also available...

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Rum connoisseur interview of the week: RENE VAN HOVEN An internationally recognized judge, advocate, and lover of Rum
Feb09

Rum connoisseur interview of the week: RENE VAN HOVEN An internationally recognized judge, advocate, and lover of Rum

Rum connoisseur interview of the week: RENE VAN HOVEN An internationally recognized judge, advocate, and lover of Rum.     1) Who is Rene van Hoven? Rene was Born in the Netherlands and studied Food & Beverage at the Technical University of Amsterdam. He is a trained chef and waiter with an education in wine and spirits. In this field, he is also qualified as a teacher. Initially, when I started to develop an interest in...

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Rum connoisseur interview of the week: YOSHIHARU TAKEUCHI The founder and distiller of NINE LEAVES Rum.
Feb01

Rum connoisseur interview of the week: YOSHIHARU TAKEUCHI The founder and distiller of NINE LEAVES Rum.

Rum connoisseur interview of the week: YOSHIHARU TAKEUCHI The founder and distiller of NINE LEAVES Rum. 1) Who is Yoshiharu Takeuchi? Yoshiharu Takeuchi 竹内 義治 is the founder and distiller of NINE LEAVES Rum. He is also the third generation successor to a company that makes automotive parts for the world’s leading Japanese automaker. He, as well as his family, take extreme pride in being a part of Japanese Craftsmanship. Yoshiharu had...

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Rum connoisseur interview of the week: ROBERT ELLIOTT The owner of Marauda Rum.
Jan26

Rum connoisseur interview of the week: ROBERT ELLIOTT The owner of Marauda Rum.

Rum connoisseur interview of the week: ROBERT ELLIOTT The owner of Marauda Rum. 1) Who is Robert Elliott? In relation to the world of rum, I am an outsider. And despite my efforts that could change that I doubt they ever will. I dove into rum with only an emotional connection. I didn’t know anyone involved with it in any capacity other than its consumption. Being an outsider drives me to learn as much as I can about rum. RumXP’s...

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Rum connoisseur interview of the week: OLIVIER BEAULIEU-GRISE Owner and Master Distiller of Warship Rum.
Jan18

Rum connoisseur interview of the week: OLIVIER BEAULIEU-GRISE Owner and Master Distiller of Warship Rum.

Rum connoisseur interview of the week: OLIVIER BEAULIEU-GRISE Owner and Master Distiller of Warship Rum. 1) Who is Olivier Beaulieu-Grise I am French Canadian from Montreal, I am a sommelier by trade and I made the jump 7 years ago after working for Southern Wines & Spirits for six years 2) The biggest achievement you personally feel you have accomplished for the rum industry. I got into rums a long time ago but really started...

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