Rum Connoisseur Interview of The Week ALEX SILIEZAR CEO Ron Cihuatán
Dec14

Rum Connoisseur Interview of The Week ALEX SILIEZAR CEO Ron Cihuatán

Rum Connoisseur Interview of The Week ALEX SILIEZAR CEO RON CIHUATÁN   1. Who is Alexander Siliezar? I am a Commercial Developer and Brand builder. I have been working with strong international brands for more than 12 years and now I feel passionate about working with a Salvadoran brand. To me, Ron Cihuatán represents more than a product. It is an opportunity for my country to have an ambassador we all can feel proud of. Through...

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Rum Connoisseur Interview of The Week DONNIE WHEELER aka HavannaClubDon
Dec07

Rum Connoisseur Interview of The Week DONNIE WHEELER aka HavannaClubDon

Rum Connoisseur Interview of The Week DONNIE WHEELER aka HavannaClubDon     1. Who​ ​is​ ​Donnie Wheeler ? I’ve been behind the wood for over 2 decades, working in everything from dive joints to award winning cocktail bars. I’ve had been preaching the gospel of good rum as an independent for a few years with a focus on Tiki, when in 2014 I was approached by the representatives for Havana Club in Canada saying they had a new...

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Rum Connoisseur Interview of The Week GABRIELA ALAYA Master Blender Ron Cihuatán
Nov30

Rum Connoisseur Interview of The Week GABRIELA ALAYA Master Blender Ron Cihuatán

Rum Connoisseur Interview of The Week GABRIELA ALAYA MASTER BLENDER RON CIHUATÁN   1.    Who is Gabriela Ayala? I see myself as a person in a constant process of discovery. I love learning and new experiences that serve as a constant reminder of how wonderful life is. My passion for discovery started in my childhood. Thanks to my dad, I could interact with the fascinating world of science (he’s a microbiologist). He always let me...

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Rum Connoisseur Interview of The Week CALBERT FRANCIS Sales & Marketing Executive – USA Antigua Distillery Ltd
Nov23

Rum Connoisseur Interview of The Week CALBERT FRANCIS Sales & Marketing Executive – USA Antigua Distillery Ltd

Rum Connoisseur Interview of The Week CALBERT FRANCIS Sales & Marketing Executive – USA Antigua Distillery Ltd   1) Who is Calbert Francis? Calbert Francis is a self taught bartender who moved through the ranks in the Hospitality Industry in Antigua. He graduated from Bartender to Mixologist, to Bar Supervisor then on to Bar Manager. Seeking a greater challenge he then moved into promotions for a local liquor distribution...

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Rum Connoisseur Interview of The Week DANIELA WEINAPPLE Marketing, Social Media, and Communications for Pusser’s Rum
Nov16

Rum Connoisseur Interview of The Week DANIELA WEINAPPLE Marketing, Social Media, and Communications for Pusser’s Rum

Rum Connoisseur Interview of The Week DANIELA WEINAPPLE Marketing, Social Media, and Communications for Pusser’s Rum   1.    Who is Daniela Weinapple? My name is Daniela Weinapple, and I handle the marketing, social media, and communications for Pusser’s Rum. I grew up in New Jersey where I lived until 2012. After graduating college, I packed my bags and headed south to escape the cold and start a new adventure in Charleston,...

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Rum Connoisseur Interview of The Week   RICHARD BUCCI BOTRAN RUMS’s Midwest Regional Manager
Nov09

Rum Connoisseur Interview of The Week RICHARD BUCCI BOTRAN RUMS’s Midwest Regional Manager

Rum Connoisseur Interview of The Week RICHARD BUCCI BOTRAN RUMS’s Midwest Regional Manager   1. Who is Richard Bucci Richard Bucci is the Midwest Regional Manager of Botran Rums. He’s a passionate sales individual looking to bring the new and different to the front of the bar, through events tastings and Botran Rum Promotions. He believes in “Setting the Pace, not just keeping It” someone who cares about the customer’s...

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