Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Robert Burr Announces The Legends of Rum in New Orleans

Robert Burr
     Robert Burr of Rob's Rum Guide, announced  today, The Legends of Rum at this years Tales of the Cocktail in New Orleans.   The event is scheduled for  4:30 pm on July 20th at the Royal Sonesta Hotel, 300 Bourbon Street in the Fleur de Lis Suite.  Robert Burr says, "In all the world, there are but a few distinguished individuals who have achieved the pinnacle of mastery of the rum making and blending process. These masters of rum are legends in the spirits industry, known for their outstanding achievements and notable expressions."

   Robert has put together a group of 8 of the most distinguished blenders and distillers in the world for this event and it is one the true rum enthusiast will not want to miss.  Here is your chance to meet Manny Oliver, Master Blender from Bacardi, Richard L. Seale, the master of Foursquare Distillery in Barbados, Allen Smith Master Blender at Mount Gay Rums, Tito Cordero, Maestro de Ronero at Distileria Unidas of Venezuela, Alexandre Gabiel of Plantation Rums, Cognac, France, Vidia Doodnath, Master Distiller at Angostura in Trinidad, Phillip Prichard, pioneer of American Crafts Rums at Prichard's Distillery in Tennessee, and Lorene Vasquez manages the distilling, barreling, and aging of Ron Zacapa in Guatemala.  This is a true "who's Who" of rum masters and an event that you really do not want to miss.

     You will be able to meet and greet these wonderful people during the two hour long event.  The really great new is you will be able to taste many of the legendary rums that these blenders and distillers have created. Robert Burr tells us "The fine art of fermentation, distillation, aging and blending rum takes years to achieve the ultimate success. To create products worthy of acclaim and awards is a life-long endeavour. To savor these ultimate expressions is to appreciate the extraordinary skill involved in every step of the process."  

    If you plan on attending this even please R.S.V.P at The Legends of Rum website at   Space is very limited so get your reservation in early and avoid missing this one of a kind event.   ;o)