Barbados & St. Lucia
February 19, 2013
Each of our members go to the source in order to learn about rum and also about the craftsmanship and culture of the country producing it. We attend and judge most major events.
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TheRumCollective.com – Less than 48 hours in Martinique and intoxicated by its nature and the spirit of Agricole it yields, quite literally, I begin again… Today, we were off to see the harvest at Rhum J.M; those robust agricole legs viewed inside my glass last night, now, firmly underneath me. The journey up north is post [...]
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TheRumCollective.com – The feeling of traveling to tour a rum distillery is always a bit surreal. In the case of the first of six distillery visits during my stay in Martinique, it was a sugar cane fantasy come true. The excitement building within, while driving by what seemed to be endless fields of sugar cane [...]