The Virtual Jamaica Rum Festival Experience: A Show To Remember

The first-ever virtual staging of the Jamaica Rum Festival began on Monday, March 22, treating viewers to the best Jamaica has to offer in rum, food, and music. The festi


Jamaica Rum Festival Pivots, Goes Virtual For 2021

Though it?s only been three years since the inaugural Jamaica Rum Festival (JRF), the annual affair has become somewhat of a flagship event. Indeed, rum-, and Rock-lov


Travel Tuesday: Cuban Cocktails At 9 Am Will Lead To A Hangover

My first day in Cuba went a little something like this ? at a hole in the wall in La Habana Vieja ? the old capital. My travel partner Karen and I had just reached the


Johnnie The Journey: The Johnnie Walker Story

Over the last couple of weeks, we have being teaching you a lot about whisky. By now you should know how whisky is made, how to drink it, and how to tell how old a w


Appleton Estate Wins Double Gold And Silver At International Awards

The recently relaunched Appleton Estate portfolio of rums continues to make its mark across the globe, copping yet another award, cementing its place as one of the world?


Smirnoff Fame Frequency Party Pitch Pulls Big Numbers For ’90s Party

The Smirnoff Fame Frequency Party Pitch competition left its own virtual imprint two Saturdays ago when close to 83k viewers tuned in to the ?90s themed party dubbed ?Ste


J Wray And Nephew Confirms Closure Of Appleton Sugar Factory

J Wray & Nephew Ltd (JWN) has confirmed that it will cease operating its Appleton Estates Sugar Factory, resulting in 370 positions being made redundant. In a


Celebrate Jamaica’s Independence With Kingston 62

Kingston 62 is the moniker ascribed to Appleton Special products on the shelves today. The new labels take on a vintage aesthetic that represents ?an ode to the storie


Johnnie The Journey: The History Of Whisky

For many, the world of Whisky is unfamiliar territory. Admittedly, in the Caribbean, we are largely known to indulge in other types of distilled beverages, so there ar


Appleton Estate 8-year-old Reserve: A New Toast To Jamaican Excellence

Appleton Estate, one of the oldest sugarcane estates and distilleries in the Caribbean, turned heads yet again. How? You ask? By introducing new bottles and label

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