Category: Rhum Agricole

Rum from Martinique, Guadeloupe, and other French territories

Tiki’s Missing Ingredient: “Martinique Rum” of Yore

One of the hallmarks of the modern Tiki revival is the obsessive attention paid to recreating the classic recipes of…

Martinique’s Other Rum Regulation : The Grand Arôme (Le Galion) PGI

Martinique’s appellation d’origine contrôlée (AOC) is perhaps the best-known regulation in the rum world of rum. Less known is that Guadeloupe, its…

Guadeloupe’s Rhum GI and How it Compares to Martinique’s AOC

Rum regulations (aka GIs) are a favorite topic here on Cocktail Wonk. My ever-growing archive of GI-related stories, including the…

Spiribam’s Benjamain Jones – Director’s Cut Interview

In February 2019, I sat down with Spribam’s Benjamin Jones at the Miami Rum Congress to talk about all manner…