A FORUM FOR PEOPLE WHO APPRECIATE FINE WINES AND SPIRITS

Latest News

News Show Pro GK5

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
Prev Next

Samtse Distillery / Army Welfare Project

02-02-2015 Hits:363 Bhutan  - avatar Administrator

  Samtse Distillery / Army Welfare Project  Year established: 1981  Year closed:  Owner: Armed Forces of Bhutan  Web page: http://www.awp.com.bt/  Mail address: awpho@druknet.bt awpsam@druknet.bt  Type of still:  Production capacity: 10 million cases per year  Location: Samtse  History: The Army Welfare Project was established in 1974 with the aim...

Read more

Totpak

02-02-2015 Hits:323 South Africa  - avatar Administrator

  Totpak  Year established: 1990  Year closed:  Owner: The Henning family  Web page: http://www.totpak.co.za/  Mail address: totpak@iafrica.com  Type of still:  Production capacity:  Location: Ventersdorp  History:      Products: Coral Island Cane Spirit Vol. 43% sold in plastic sachets Fletchers Rum 43% Made from molasses and sugar cane juice Fletchers Spiced 35%...

Read more

Stan Mullett

02-02-2015 Hits:308 South Africa  - avatar Administrator

  Stan Mullett  Year established:  Year closed:  Owner:  Web page:  Mail address:  Type of still:  Production capacity:  Location:  History:      Products: Mullet's Special Reserve 43% alc vol  

Read more

Sedgwick Tayler Limited

02-02-2015 Hits:299 South Africa  - avatar Administrator

Sedgwick Tayler Limited  Year established:  Year closed:  Owner:  Web page:  Mail address:  Type of still:  Production capacity:  Location:  History:      Products: Mainstay    

Read more

Ricardo Dominion Rum Company

02-02-2015 Hits:301 South Africa  - avatar Administrator

  Ricardo Dominion Rum Company  Year established:  Year closed:  Owner:  Web page:  Mail address:  Type of still:  Production capacity:  Location: Stellenbosch  History: Ricardo Dominion Rum Company was incorporated in South Africa on June 25, 1942.    Products: Copperband Original Rhumba 23% vol  

Read more

Red Heart Rum

02-02-2015 Hits:232 South Africa  - avatar Administrator

  Red Heart Rum Year established:  Year closed:  Owner: Pernod Ricard South Africa  Web page: http://www.pernod-ricard.co.za/brand/red-heart-rum  Mail address:  Type of still:  Production capacity:  Location: Cape Town  History: Red Heart is the leading premium dark rum on the South African Market.   Red Heart is double distilled...

Read more

Montego Bay Rum Company

02-02-2015 Hits:230 South Africa  - avatar Administrator

  Montego Bay Rum Company Year established:  Year closed:  Owner:  Web page:  Mail address:  Type of still:  Production capacity:  Location:  History:     Products: Montego Original Blended Dark Rum    

Read more

Mainstay International

02-02-2015 Hits:227 South Africa  - avatar Administrator

  Mainstay International  Year established: 1954  Year closed:  Owner:  Web page: http://www.mainstay.co.za/  Mail address:  Type of still: Continuous column still  Production capacity:  Location:  History: It was created in the cane fields of KwaZulu-Natal and originally known as 'gavine' or 'mystery liquor'. As the name...

Read more

Halewood International South Africa

02-02-2015 Hits:207 South Africa  - avatar Administrator

  Halewood International South Africa  Year established: 1999  Year closed:  Owner: Halewood International Holdings PLC (UK)  Web page: http://www.halewood.co.za/  Mail address: info@halewood.co.za  Type of still:  Production capacity:  Location: Benoni  History: Halewood International South Africa (Pty) Ltd was established in 1999 when Halewood International Holdings PLC (UK)...

Read more

Glendale Distilling Company

02-02-2015 Hits:229 South Africa  - avatar Administrator

  Glendale Distilling Company  Year established:  Year closed:  Owner: Illovo Limited  Web page: http://www.illovo.co.za/  Mail address:  Type of still:  Production capacity:  Location:  History: In 2012, Illovo is Africa’s largest sugar producer and has extensive agricultural and manufacturing assets in six Southern African countries...

Read more

Gilbey Distillers & Vintners

02-02-2015 Hits:213 South Africa  - avatar Administrator

  Gilbey Distillers & Vintners  Year established:  Year closed:  Owner:  Web page:  Mail address:  Type of still:  Production capacity:  Location:  History:      Products: Squadron A Blend of local spirits and Jamaican Rum 43% Alc Vol    

Read more

Edward Snell & Co. LTD, Durban

02-02-2015 Hits:210 South Africa  - avatar Administrator

  Edward Snell & Co. LTD, Durban  Year established: 1848  Year closed:  Owner: Family owned  Web page: http://www.esnell.co.za/  Mail address: info@esnell.co.za  Type of still:  Production capacity: 2.5 million 9 litre equivalent cases Location: Production facilities in Johannesburg and Cape Town  History: Edward Snell & Co. Ltd was...

Read more

Rhum Charrette

02-02-2015 Hits:213 Reunion  - avatar Administrator

Rhum Charrette  Year established: 1972  Year closed:  Owner:  Web page: http://www.rhum-charrette.com/  Mail address:  Type of still:  Production capacity:  Location:  History: Reunion Island rum is now a stylish, sophisticated drink. A concentration movement has taken place over the years, there were 31 rum...

Read more

Isautier

02-02-2015 Hits:196 Reunion  - avatar Administrator

Isautier It is the island’s smallest and oldest distillery. This family business was set up in 1845 and is now run by the 6th generation of owners. The distillery has a...

Read more

GIE Rhums Reunion, Saint Denis

02-02-2015 Hits:197 Reunion  - avatar Administrator

GIE Rhums Reunion, Saint Denis  Year established: 1972  Year closed:  Owner:  Web page: http://www.rhum-charrette.com/  Mail address:  Type of still:  Production capacity:  Location:  History:      Products: Rhum blanc Charrette Rhum traditionnel 49% Rhum Charrette Rhum Pour Cocktails 40% Rhum Special long drinks, punches et cocktails 45% vol Vieux...

Read more

Establissements Rocroy

02-02-2015 Hits:176 Reunion  - avatar Administrator

Establissements Rocroy  Year established:  Year closed:  Owner:  Web page:  Mail address:  Type of still:  Production capacity:  Location:  History:      Products: Rhum Rocroy 50°  

Read more

Distillerie Societe J. Chatel & Cie…

02-02-2015 Hits:196 Reunion  - avatar Administrator

Distillerie Societe J. Chatel & Cie, Saint-Denis  Year established: 1907  Year closed:  Owner: Family owned  Web page: http://www.groupechatel.com/ ttp://www.chatelboutik.com/ http://distilleriechatel.com/  Mail address: contact@distilleriechatel.com  Type of still:  Production capacity:  Location: Sainte Marie, Ile de La Réunion  History: 1907 Chatel, over a century of family tradition. Rue Juliette Dodu in Saint...

Read more

Distillerie Riviere du Mat (SORACO), Sai…

02-02-2015 Hits:195 Reunion  - avatar Administrator

Distillerie Riviere du Mat (SORACO), Sainte-Suzanne  Year established:  Year closed:  Owner: Groupe Quartier Français  Web page: http://www.rdm.gqf.com/  Mail address:  Type of still:  Production capacity:  Location: Saint-Benoît, Reunion  History: A subsidiary of Groupe Quartier Français, Distillerie Rivière du Mât is located in the Beaufonds...

Read more

Distillerie du Quartier-Francais, Ste. S…

02-02-2015 Hits:183 Reunion  - avatar Administrator

Distillerie du Quartier-Francais, Ste. Suzanne  Year established: 1923  Year closed: 1982  Owner: See below  Web page: http://www.gqf.com/  Mail address:  Type of still:  Production capacity:  Location: Ste Suzanne, La Réunion  History: Built in 1875, the sugar mill Quartier Francais was one of the most productive...

Read more

Distillerie de Vue Belle S.A.

02-02-2015 Hits:196 Reunion  - avatar Administrator

  Distillerie de Vue Belle S.A.  Year established: 1990  Year closed:  Owner: Distillerie Jean Chatel  Web page:  Mail address:  Type of still:  Production capacity:  Location:  History: 1998 Acquisition of the Vue Belle distillery by Distllerie Jean Chatel.    Products: Casse Coco - Punch coco 18% Vol. Dame Noire Dame...

Read more

United Spirits Producers Ltd., Bambous

02-02-2015 Hits:192 Mauritius  - avatar Administrator

  United Spirits Producers Ltd., Bambous  Year established:  Year closed:  Owner: Medine Sugar estates  Web page:  Mail address:  Type of still:  Production capacity:  Location:  History:      Products: Compounded Spirit Cascavelle Special vintage 40% Delice de Canne a sucre 36% Liquor Grand Port 38%  Rum Mon Plaisir 40%

Read more

Rhumerie de Chamarel

02-02-2015 Hits:184 Mauritius  - avatar Administrator

Rhumerie de Chamarel  Year established:  Year closed:  Owner:  Web page: http://www.rhumeriedechamarel.com/  Mail address:  Type of still:  Production capacity:  Location: Route Royale, Chamarel, Ile Maurice  History: Ideally located in fertile valley which enjoys nice weather all year round, the sugar cane fields are...

Read more

Saint Aubin

02-02-2015 Hits:195 Mauritius  - avatar Administrator

Saint Aubin  Year established: 1918  Year closed:  Owner:  Web page: http://www.rhumsaintaubin.com/en/ http://www.saintaubin.mu/  Mail address: info@saintaubin.mu  Type of still:  Production capacity:  Location: Saint Aubin Ltée, Rivière des Anguilles, Mauritius  History: Saint Aubin Plantation   Located at southern Mauritius, the fields of Saint Aubin have been under sugar cane...

Read more

New Goodwill Co. Ltd., Port Louis

02-02-2015 Hits:202 Mauritius  - avatar Administrator

New Goodwill Co. Ltd., Port Louis  Year established:  Year closed:  Owner:  Web page:  Mail address: ngwill@intnet.mu  Type of still:  Production capacity:  Location: Royal Road, Tombeau Bay  History:      Products: Rum of Mauritius 40% Goodwill of Mauritius 40% Goodwill Rum Black Horse  

Read more

Medine Sugar Estates Co.

02-02-2015 Hits:195 Mauritius  - avatar Administrator

Medine Sugar Estates Co.  Year established: 1911  Year closed:  Owner:  Web page: http://www.medine.com http://www.bluebayb.com  Mail address: communications@medine.com  Type of still:  Production capacity:  Location: Port-Louis, Mauritius  History: Medine Limited owns and operates luxury resorts in Mauritius. It also engages in the cultivation of sugarcane. The company...

Read more

International Distillers (Mauritius) Ltd…

02-02-2015 Hits:193 Mauritius  - avatar Administrator

  International Distillers (Mauritius) Ltd.  Year established:  Year closed:  Owner:  Web page: http://www.africanrum.com  Mail address: info@africanrum.com  Type of still:  Production capacity:  Location:  History: Starr African Rum is one of the first companies to embrace the New Partners for African Development (NEPAD). In 2002...

Read more

Grays & Co., Beau Plan

02-02-2015 Hits:208 Mauritius  - avatar Administrator

Grays & Co., Beau Plan  Year established: 1935  Year closed:  Owner:  Web page: http://www.grays.mu  Mail address: grays@grays.mu  Type of still:  Production capacity:  Location: Beau Plan, Pamplemousses  History: Established in 1935 and employing more than 400 persons, Grays Inc. Ltd is the pioneer of the...

Read more

E.C. Oxenham

02-02-2015 Hits:199 Mauritius  - avatar Administrator

  E.C. Oxenham  Year established: 1932  Year closed:  Owner:  Web page: http://www.oxenham.bz/ http://www.oxenham.mu  Mail address: eureka@intnet.mu  Type of still:  Production capacity:  Location: Phoenix Mauritius  History: In 1932, first-generation Mauritius-born Edward Clark Oxenham founded E. C. Oxenham & Cy. Ltd. and started producing wine from imported raisins...

Read more

Domaine Les Pailles

02-02-2015 Hits:319 Mauritius  - avatar Administrator

  Domaine Les Pailles  Year established: 1758?  Year closed:  Owner:  Web page:  Mail address:  Type of still:  Production capacity:  Location:  History: The Domaine les Pailles have developed from a sugar estate into theme park and center of cultural and heritage. The estate...

Read more

Vidzar de Nosy Be, Dzama

02-02-2015 Hits:180 Madagascar  - avatar Administrator

  Vidzar de Nosy Be, Dzama  Year established: 1981  Year closed:  Owner:  Web page: http://dzama-international.com/ http://www.dzama.mg/  Mail address:  Type of still:  Production capacity:  Location:  History: No info, site under construction    Products: Dzama 52% Dzama Blanche Cuvèe Prestige Dzama Cuvee Blanche 40% Dzama Cuvee Noire 43% Dzama Cuvee Speciale Donia 42% Dzama...

Read more

North of Hell Ville

02-02-2015 Hits:256 Madagascar  - avatar Administrator

North of Hell Ville  Year established:  Year closed:  Owner:  Web page:  Mail address:  Type of still:  Production capacity:  Location:  History: Being a subtropical region Nosy Be has got a lot of sugar cane. Hence the idea was formed in 1930...

Read more

Melvino, Antananarivo

02-02-2015 Hits:175 Madagascar  - avatar Administrator

  Melvino, Antananarivo  Year established:  Year closed:  Owner: STAR Brasseries together with CASTEL from South Africa  Web page:  Mail address:  Type of still:  Production capacity:  Location:  History:     Products: Ranomahery Rhum special  

Read more

Chu Sai

02-02-2015 Hits:190 Madagascar  - avatar Administrator

  Chu Sai Year established:  Year closed:  Owner:  Web page:  Mail address:  Type of still:  Production capacity:  Location:  History:     Products:  

Read more

UDV Kenya Ltd

02-02-2015 Hits:189 Kenya  - avatar Administrator

  UDV Kenya Ltd Year established: 1962  Year closed: Owner: East African Breweries Limited (EABL) 46% / DIAGEO 54%  Web page: https://www.eabl.com  Mail address: info@eabl.com  Type of still:  Production capacity:  Location: Nairobi  History: UDV Kenya Ltd led sales in Kenya 2012 largely thanks to its brand...

Read more

United Distillery Group / Al-Ahram Bever…

02-02-2015 Hits:179 Egypt  - avatar Administrator

United Distillery Group / Al-Ahram Beverages Company  Year established:  Year closed:  Owner:  Web page:  Mail address:  Type of still:  Production capacity:  Location:  History:      Products: Zottos Rhum Superieur Original Cubana Superior White Rum Alc. 40% vol          

Read more

The Nil Egypt Co.

02-02-2015 Hits:185 Egypt  - avatar Administrator

The Nil Egypt Co.  Year established:  Year closed:  Owner:  Web page:  Mail address:  Type of still:  Production capacity:  Location:  History:      Products: Solever Superieur  

Read more

Distillerie Zottos & Co., Alexandrie

02-02-2015 Hits:215 Egypt  - avatar Administrator

 Distillerie Zottos & Co., Alexandrie  Year established:  Year closed:  Owner:  Web page:  Mail address:  Type of still:  Production capacity:  Location:  History: It was produced by Egyptian Vineyards Co., a state-owned company that was the only licensed distiller of spirits in...

Read more

Pelourinho

02-02-2015 Hits:190 Cape Verde  - avatar Administrator

Pelourinho Year established:  Year closed:  Owner:  Web page:  Mail address:  Type of still:  Production capacity:  Location:  History:     Products:      

Read more

Maria Filipa Amado, Soc. Uinp. Lda

02-02-2015 Hits:190 Cape Verde  - avatar Administrator

Maria Filipa Amado, Soc. Uinp. Lda Year established:  Year closed:  Owner:  Web page:  Mail address:  Type of still:  Production capacity:  Location: Praia Santiago Cape Verde  History:     Products: Monte Negro Rum Grogue Original          

Read more

Joao A. Monteiro & Filhos, LDA., Cam…

02-02-2015 Hits:193 Cape Verde  - avatar Administrator

Joao A. Monteiro & Filhos, LDA., Campinho  Year established:  Year closed:  Owner:  Web page: http://www.caboverde.com/pages/211597.htm  Mail address:  Type of still:  Production capacity:  Location:  History:      Products: Aguardente de Santo Antao 40% vol Aguardente Nova Santo Antao 40% vol Aguardente Velha de Santo Antao 40% vol Ponche...

Read more

Elisen Tolentino, Santo Antao

02-02-2015 Hits:187 Cape Verde  - avatar Administrator

Elisen Tolentino, Santo Antao  Year established:  Year closed:  Owner:  Web page:  Mail address: Tolentino@cvtlecom.cv  Type of still:  Production capacity:  Location:  History: Established in 1508. <-------------Must check what they mean by that...    Products: Aguardente Velha de Cana Sacarina 40% vol    

Read more

Fortaleza

02-02-2015 Hits:201 Cape Verde  - avatar Administrator

Fortaleza Year established:  Year closed:  Owner:  Web page:  Mail address:  Type of still:  Production capacity:  Location:  History:     Products:    

Read more

Eduino Santos Oliveira, Campo de Cão Paú…

02-02-2015 Hits:195 Cape Verde  - avatar Administrator

  Eduino Santos Oliveira, Campo de Cão Paúl - Santo Antão Year established:  Year closed:  Owner:  Web page:  Mail address:  Type of still:  Production capacity:  Location: Campo de Cão Paúl - Santo Antão  History:     Products: Tropicana Grog 43% Tropicana Grog Extra Special 43% Tropicana Rum Grog Tropicana...

Read more

From seed to sip – how rum is made

23-01-2015 Hits:260 Facts and features  - avatar Administrator

How does your rum go from a straw of grass to an expensive top shelf rum? It all begins with the tropical grass called saccharum officinarum or sugar cane. It...

Read more

History of rum

23-01-2015 Hits:290 Facts and features  - avatar Administrator

This is a very early version of this section, it's still in it's fact finding stage so just consider it a collection of notes. I am curious about the pre...

Read more
Error! Unable to retrieve any Images!

About Us