Rum connoisseur interview of the week: ALFRED DAUPHIN Owner Vizcaya Wine Imports and Importer/Agent for DZAMA Rum
Mar23

Rum connoisseur interview of the week: ALFRED DAUPHIN Owner Vizcaya Wine Imports and Importer/Agent for DZAMA Rum

Rum connoisseur interview of the week: ALFRED DAUPHIN Owner Vizcaya Wine Imports and Importer/Agent for DZAMA Rum   1) Who is Alfred Dauphin? Born in Port-au-Prince Haiti, the eighth generation of a family of planters and traders (salt, rum, coffee, mead, fabrics) that settled originally in the French colony of Saint-Domingue. Educated in Mexico, Washington, D.C., and the venerable Institution St. Louis de Gonzague,...

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Rum connoisseur interview of the week: KARLENE PALMER-MCLEOD National Brand Ambassador for Mount Gay Rum
Mar16

Rum connoisseur interview of the week: KARLENE PALMER-MCLEOD National Brand Ambassador for Mount Gay Rum

Rum connoisseur interview of the week: KARLENE PALMER-MCLEOD National Brand Ambassador for Mount Gay Rum 1) Who is Karlene Palmer-McLeod? Karlene Palmer-McLeod has been a National Brand Ambassador for Mount Gay Rum for the past five years, helping to train and educate the trade community and consumers about Mount Gay and bring to life the spirit of Barbados through the liquid. From organizing and hosting tasting and blending events to...

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Rum connoisseur interview of the week:  THE INIMITABLE ROCKY YEH A wandering evangelist of spirits, whose love of rum/rhum is legendary.
Mar09

Rum connoisseur interview of the week: THE INIMITABLE ROCKY YEH A wandering evangelist of spirits, whose love of rum/rhum is legendary.

Rum connoisseur interview of the week: THE INIMITABLE ROCKY YEH A wandering evangelist of spirits, whose love of rum/rhum is legendary.     1) Who is Rocky Yeh? I live in Seattle, WA where we have the best oysters in the world and soon the baseball team of maximum frustration,  I love all good things in life.  I want to share them with everyone and spread knowledge, passion for, and appreciation of all those things with as...

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Rum connoisseur interview of the week: ANDY KILOH, aka RumBro  A ‘Bon-Vivant’, lover of rum and the ‘Rum Ambassador for South Africa’.
Mar02

Rum connoisseur interview of the week: ANDY KILOH, aka RumBro A ‘Bon-Vivant’, lover of rum and the ‘Rum Ambassador for South Africa’.

Rum connoisseur interview of the week: ANDY KILOH, aka RUMBRO  A ‘Bon-Vivant’, lover of rum and the ‘Rum Ambassador for South Africa’. 1) Who is Andy Kiloh, aka RumBro? I am a bon vivant, lover of life, who has always enjoyed family and friends and how alcohol can bring people and friends together. As with most South African men, I started with Beer.  As I grew up it developed into Wine and yes I did follow the...

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Rum connoisseur interview of the week: LEONARDO PINTO Internationally recognized Expert in Rum, founder of Isla de Rum and the Director of ShowRUM the Italian Rum Festival!
Feb23

Rum connoisseur interview of the week: LEONARDO PINTO Internationally recognized Expert in Rum, founder of Isla de Rum and the Director of ShowRUM the Italian Rum Festival!

Rum connoisseur interview of the week: LEONARDO PINTO Internationally recognized Expert in Rum, founder of Isla de Rum and the Director of ShowRUM the Italian Rum Festival!   1) Who is Leonardo Pinto? Leonardo Pinto has been passionate about rum since the late 90’s when he was young, impassioned about the Caribbean Culture and its “spirit”, RUM! For years I tried to reach out as many information as I could. In...

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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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