Rum Connoisseur Interview of The Week JUAN ALFREDO PACAS Vice President RON CIHUATÁN
Feb15

Rum Connoisseur Interview of The Week JUAN ALFREDO PACAS Vice President RON CIHUATÁN

Rum Connoisseur Interview of The Week JUAN ALFREDO PACAS VICE PRESIDENT RON CIHUATÁN   1.    Who is Juan Alfredo Pacas? I am a seeker of aromas and flavors. My biggest passion is extracting them from nature, evaluating them, and sharing them with people through products they can enjoy. I love using my creativity to develop products that showcase my vision, as well as the challenge of creating them by managing uncontrollable...

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Rum Connoisseur Interview of The Week NICOLAS LEGENDRE SPIRIDOM General Manager
Feb08

Rum Connoisseur Interview of The Week NICOLAS LEGENDRE SPIRIDOM General Manager

Rum Connoisseur Interview of The Week NICOLAS LEGENDRE SPIRIDOM General Manager   1. Who is Nicolas LEGENDRE ? I work in the rum industry since 1995. After my studies (Toulouse Business School), I came to Guadeloupe as a civil service and met Mr. Roger DAMOISEAU, the father of Hervé DAMOISEAU, actual president of DAMOISEAU. I worked for Mr. Roger DAMOISEAU for 1 and half year, then I came back in France to develop DAMOISEAU...

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Rum Connoisseur Interview of The Week  ROBERTO BERCEDIA La Factoria Puerto Rico
Jan25

Rum Connoisseur Interview of The Week ROBERTO BERCEDIA La Factoria Puerto Rico

Rum Connoisseur Interview of The Week ROBERTO BERCEDÍA LA FACTORIA, PUERTO RICO   1. Who is Roberto Berdecía? My name is Roberto Berdecía from Puerto Rico, part of the team of La Factoría, Jungle Bird, Caneca and Licorería Miramar. I started in the hospitality industry at 16 years old in a Japanese restaurant as a barback/busboy/runner to pay for my bills and college. After a year, I moved to a high-volume bar where I remained...

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Rum Connoisseur Interview of The Week MAGGIE CAMPBELL PRIVATEER RUM
Jan18

Rum Connoisseur Interview of The Week MAGGIE CAMPBELL PRIVATEER RUM

Rum Connoisseur Interview of The Week MAGGIE CAMPBELL PRIVATEER RUM   1.    Who is Maggie Campbell? Maggie is a current Masters of Wine Student and Head Distiller – Vice President, at Privateer Rum.  She was the founder of the Denver Brewer’s League, currently serves on the Board of Directors of the American Craft Spirit Association and chairs their Spirits Judging Committee.  She also serves on the Wine and Spirits...

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Rum Connoisseur Interview of The Week LEONARDO RODRÍGUEZ Brand Manager DIPLOMÁTICO RUM Venezuela
Jan04

Rum Connoisseur Interview of The Week LEONARDO RODRÍGUEZ Brand Manager DIPLOMÁTICO RUM Venezuela

Rum Connoisseur Interview of The Week LEONARDO RODRÍGUEZ BRAND MANAGER DIPLOMÁTICO RUM VENEZUELA   1. Who is Leonardo Rodríguez? Bachelor of Business Administration at Marist College, New York. With +7 years of experience in Marketing and Trade Marketing. 1+ Year working in the Spirits industry with DUSA. Recently (4 Months) I was promoted as Brand Manager of Diplomatico in Venezuela. 2. Biggest achievement you personally feel...

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Rum Connoisseur Interview of The Week SHANNON MUSTIPHER – Rum Consultant/Beverage Director Glady’s Caribbean
Dec21

Rum Connoisseur Interview of The Week SHANNON MUSTIPHER – Rum Consultant/Beverage Director Glady’s Caribbean

Rum Connoisseur Interview of The Week SHANNON MUSTIPHER Rum Consultant/Beverage Director Glady’s Caribbean   Note: Read original interview at www.pussersrum.com/announcements/bartender-on-deck-shannon-mustipher/ 1. Tell me about yourself. What’s your background, and how did you end up as a bartender/mixologist? I grew up in Atlanta, Georgia and Charleston, SC; close to a large extended family. We cooked most of our meals...

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