Tag: Alexandre Gabriel

Alexandre Gabriel – On the Record

One of my favorite things about writing Cocktail Wonk is the opportunity to sit down with key people in the rum industry and go deep…

Plantation Honors Legendary Rum Collector, Recreates Historic Jamaican Rum, Announces Rum Research Facility

While Plantation’s 2017 West Indies Rum Distillery purchase has received the lion’s share of recent press about the brand, the deal also granted them one-third…

UK RumFest 2017 Panel

Luca, Richard, Alexandre and David Talk Geographical Indications

In the past year or so, the chatter amongst the uber-wonks frequently turns to the perceived friction between Richard Seale of Foursquare Rum Distillery, and…

UK RumFest 2017 In Photos

For one glorious long weekend this past October, the rum world descended on London to celebrate all things rummy. Industry legends such as Alexandre Gabriel,…

Ultimate Lagavulin Seminar, Tales of the Cocktail 2016

Tales of the Cocktail 2016: The Agony & the Ecstasy, in Pictures

“Are you going to Tales this year?” If you’re connected with the spirits and cocktail industry, it’s a question you’ll hear more than once in…

Plantation Rum Tasting with Alexandre Gabriel

World-wide rum sales are dominated by a handful of producers–the three goliaths of Bacardi, Captain Morgan, and McDowell’s, a rum made in India. The dominant…