Geographical Indicators (GIs) are a hot topic in the global spirits industry, particularly in the Caribbean. Shay Waterworth investigates.

The West Indies Rum Distillery has appealed the implementing of a Geographical Indication for Barbados rum which was put forward by Mount Gay, Foursquare and Saint Nicholas Abbey.

Mount Gay master blender Trudiann Branker believes the rum industry is beginning to open up to women but insists she does not want to be remembered for ‘just being a woman’.

Mount Gay Rum’s first female master blender Trudiann Branker says she wanted to showcase traditional Barbadian rum production with her new Pot Still release.

Brands Report 2015: Rum

07 January, 2015

You could flip a coin – each year since we’ve been polling the world’s best bars, the champion rum has beeneither Havana Club or Bacardi. 

Mount Gay Rum Distilleries and UK distributor First Drinks have appointed Miguel Smith as European brand ambassador for Mount Gay Rum.

Mount Gay rum has launched a new 'rare cask selection', called 1703.

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Nick Strangeway

Bar food's blurred lines

Once upon a time pubs and bars were somewhere you went with the sole purpose of getting pissed and there wasn’t a knife and fork in sight, just a packet of dry roasted nuts.

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