Rum Connoisseur Interview of the Week:  ALISON BARTROP Rum aficionado, representative and passionate promoter.
Apr06

Rum Connoisseur Interview of the Week: ALISON BARTROP Rum aficionado, representative and passionate promoter.

Rum connoisseur interview of the week: ALISON BARTROP Rum aficionado, representative and passionate promoter.   1) Who is Alison Bartrop? Australian by birth, almost Scottish by citizenship (with some stops along the way in Asia, the US and beyond). Edinburgh based, I got into the industry by working in an old man’s pub. The most glamorous bottle we had was Balvenie Double Wood and it fascinated me, how flavor could be...

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Rum Connoisseur Interview of the Week: JOSHUA SINGH Co-founder of Danish producer, importer, and distributor of Rum 1423
Mar30

Rum Connoisseur Interview of the Week: JOSHUA SINGH Co-founder of Danish producer, importer, and distributor of Rum 1423

Rum Connoisseur Interview of the Week: JOSHUA SINGH Co-founder of Danish producer, importer, and distributor of Rum 1423   1) Who is Joshua Singh? Joshua was born in Odense, Denmark 33 years ago. I didn’t enter the rum business until 2008 but spent my years after school in the Danish newspaper business. Initially starting out as a whisky drinker, today I am the co-founder of Danish producer, importer, and distributor of rum 1423....

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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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