Interview: Marlo Gamora – Brand Ambassador for Santa Teresa 1796

Santa Teresa 1796 was created to commemorate the bicentennial of the Hacienda Santa Teresa after the fourth generation of the Vollmer family (Alberto J. Vollmer) challenged the Master Distillers to elaborate the best crafted rum in the world. You can read more about this expression and some background information about the company in my review … More Interview: Marlo Gamora – Brand Ambassador for Santa Teresa 1796

Review: Pampero Blanco

Recently I have reviewed the Pampero Anejo Especial which wasn’t bad at all, and today I’m having a look at their “white rum” version, Pampero Blanco. As mentioned in the Anejo review, Industras Pampero Distillery was founded in Venezuela in 1938 by Alejandro Hernandez, the son of a fisherman from Margarita Island and it’s today … More Review: Pampero Blanco

Review: Diplomatico Distillery Collection No1 (Batch Kettle Still)

From 40g of sugar (??) per litre to 0g/litre is quite the jump, and Diplomatico managed to release a (limited) range of unadulterated rums. The Distillery Collection has three releases, each distilled in one of the three stills used in blending Diplomatico’s core range: – No1 is distilled in a Batch Kettle Still – No2 … More Review: Diplomatico Distillery Collection No1 (Batch Kettle Still)

Review: Diplomatico Distillery Collection No3 (Pot Still)

Most of you know Diplomatico from their flagship Reserva Exclusiva, which while it’s… well… very sweet, it’s also one of the bottles that made me have a closer look at rum. The Diplomatico brand hails from Venezuela, more exactly from DUSA (Destillerias Unidas S.A.) which is also involved in the production of a couple other … More Review: Diplomatico Distillery Collection No3 (Pot Still)