Rhum Barbancourt Distillery Names Jimmy Jean-Louis as Foundation Ambassador

The Barbancourt Foundation, a non-profit organization spearheaded by the Rhum Barbancourt distillery, has named Haitian actor and philanthropist Jimmy  Jean-Louis as its official ambassador. In his new role, the award-winning Haitian actor will work to raise the visibility of the Barbancourt Foundation’s projects and how it is … Continue readingRhum Barbancourt Distillery Names Jimmy Jean-Louis as Foundation Ambassador

Miss America Nia Imani Franklin | Basil Hayden’s 10 Year | What’s It Like Being Miss America?

Listen to this on Apple Podcast, iHeart, Spotify, Google Podcast, Amazon or Podcast One. In 2019, Fred met the newly crowned Miss America at a USA banquet. Nia Imani Franklin, who just released an EP Extended, showed a great interest in bourbon and the two have stayed in touch since.Nia is now … Continue readingMiss America Nia Imani Franklin | Basil Hayden’s 10 Year | What’s It Like Being Miss America?

Appleton Estate Jamaica Rum Releases New 15-Year Expression

Appleton Estate Jamaica Rum announced a pair of updates to its premium rum lineup: a new super premium 15 Year Old Black River Casks rum and an update to the existing ultra-premium 21 Year Old Nassau Valley Casks, both created by Master Blender Joy Spence.   The 15 Year Old Black River Casks … Continue readingAppleton Estate Jamaica Rum Releases New 15-Year Expression

ASCOT Awards Honors The Best Spirits Of 2021 With Inaugural Competition

Cotswolds Founder’s Choice became the first English whiskey to win “Best in Show Whiskey” at a major spirits competition, while Heaven Hill Brands earned best large distiller with major wins, including Best Value in Christian Brothers Brandy VS, in multiple categories, at the inaugural international … Continue readingASCOT Awards Honors The Best Spirits Of 2021 With Inaugural Competition

West Indies Rum Distillery Announces Plan to Become Carbon Neutral by 2030

Barbados’ West Indies Rum Distillery announced a $1 million solar panel plant as part of an ultimate goal of becoming carbon neutral by 2030. According to a news release, the new solar plant is expected to generate an output of more than 400 kilowatts and … Continue readingWest Indies Rum Distillery Announces Plan to Become Carbon Neutral by 2030

Infinium Spirits Announces Distribution Deal With WEBB Banks

Infinium Spirits announced an agreement with spirits distributor WEBB Banks to exclusively distribute Infinium products in travel retail in the Americas, cruise lines, the Caribbean basin and select Central American markets. WEBB Banks will exclusively distribute products such as Templeton Rye American Whiskey, Zaya Rum, … Continue readingInfinium Spirits Announces Distribution Deal With WEBB Banks