Rum Connoisseur interview of the week: GARTH HANSON Co-Founder/Leader of LA Rum Runners, spirits fanatic, cocktail enthusiast, teacher and devoted lover of rum!
Jul06

Rum Connoisseur interview of the week: GARTH HANSON Co-Founder/Leader of LA Rum Runners, spirits fanatic, cocktail enthusiast, teacher and devoted lover of rum!

Rum Connoisseur interview of the week: GARTH HANSON Co-Founder/Leader of LA Rum Runners, spirits fanatic, cocktail enthusiast, teacher and devoted lover of rum!   1) Who is Garth Hanson? I was born and raised in Los Angeles, a city I’m still very much in love with. College took me away to Tennessee, where I received a degree in Recording Industry Management. When I returned to the City of Angels, I started working in Hollywood,...

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Rum Connoisseur interview of the week: ANASTATIA MILLER Drinks-historian, Co-Author, Luminary/Bon Vivant in the Beverage Alcohol world, Educator, Event Planner, and dedicated lover of rum!
Jun29

Rum Connoisseur interview of the week: ANASTATIA MILLER Drinks-historian, Co-Author, Luminary/Bon Vivant in the Beverage Alcohol world, Educator, Event Planner, and dedicated lover of rum!

Rum Connoisseur interview of the week: ANASTATIA MILLER Drinks-historian, Co-Author, Luminary/Bon Vivant in the Beverage Alcohol world, Educator, Event Planner, and dedicated lover of rum! 1) Who is Anastatia Miller? Drinks historian and publisher Anistatia Miller is co-author along with her husband Jared Brown of a few dozen books on spirits and drinks, including the world’s best-selling book on the king of cocktails, Shaken Not...

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Rum Connoisseur interview of the week: ROBERT MOLINA Restaurant & Bar owner, Event Organizer and dedicated lover of rum!
Jun22

Rum Connoisseur interview of the week: ROBERT MOLINA Restaurant & Bar owner, Event Organizer and dedicated lover of rum!

Rum Connoisseur interview of the week: ROBERT MOLINA Restaurant & Bar owner, Event Organizer and dedicated lover of rum! 1) Who is Robert Molina? I am a Father, a hard worker, a family man, a dreamer and a Rum Fanatic. After working in the medical field, just out of college, I went to work with my family and started M-Line trucking/transportation/logistics. After a while I realized a beginning of a goal by opening Roxanne’s,...

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Rum Connoisseur interview of the week: CUTWATER SPIRITS Distillers of delicious rum from San Diego California!
Jun15

Rum Connoisseur interview of the week: CUTWATER SPIRITS Distillers of delicious rum from San Diego California!

Rum Connoisseur interview of the week: CUTWATER SPIRITS Distillers of delicious rum from San Diego California!   1) Who are Cutwater Spirits? We started distilling  10 years ago as Ballast Point Spirits in the shared space with Ballast Point Brewing Company. The decision was made to enter the spirits category after 10 years of brewing, allowing the team to begin experimenting with the distillation process with much of the same...

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Rum Connoisseur interview of the week: RICHARD BLESGRAAF Liquor store owner, festival organizer, advocate, connoisseur, and lover of wonderful rum!
Jun01

Rum Connoisseur interview of the week: RICHARD BLESGRAAF Liquor store owner, festival organizer, advocate, connoisseur, and lover of wonderful rum!

Rum Connoisseur interview of the week: RICHARD BLESGRAAF Liquor store owner, festival organizer, advocate, connoisseur, and lover of wonderful rum!   1) Who is Richard Blesgraaf? Born in Haarlem, the Netherlands on the 27th of March 1966 and yes, a real Aries! Married to my love, Esther Blesgraaf since 1995, had two beautiful daughters with her, Lisa (1j8) & Demi (15). Worked for many years in sales and that’s the only thing...

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