11th Annual Miami Rum Fest
The Ultimate Rum Renaissance Tasting Event
May 17-18, 2019 in Coral Gables, Florida
Rum Renaissance Miami Rum Fest Tickets
Friday Trade Only
requires trade registration
Saturday Grand Tasting
General Admission $50 • VIP $75
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the world's largest gathering of rum experts, professionals and enthusiasts
A truly global gathering of international rum judges, producers, distillers, master blenders, exporters, importers, distributors, retailers, bartenders, rum collectors, rum bloggers and members of the spirits press.
Rum Renaissance Tasting
Miami Rum Festival
An incredible selection of rums
The annual Rum Renaissance Tasting and Miami Rum Festival offers an opportunity to sample hundreds of fine rums from the Caribbean and beyond during two days of Grand Tasting events.
Rum Is Fun
“Rum is fun. And rum people are fun people.” – Robert Burr
“We’re challenging the mistaken assumption that Rum is ordinary. In fact, Rum is fascinating.”
– Robert Burr
“Rum aficionado and veteran traveler Robert Burr has tasted his way around the globe in search of the best rum. Wanting to share his secret finds, Burr started the Rum Renaissance Festival years ago. This year’s weekend-long event showcases premier rum brands, celebrity seminars, workshops, cocktail competitions, entertainment and more.”
– Forbes Travel Guide
National Public Radio Speaks
“rum reputations are made here… it’s rum’s premiere showcase”
“The event, which drew thousands of rum enthusiasts, has become a central stage for what you might call the rum revolution — the recent ascent of high-end, premium rum. Don’t let the name Rum Fest fool you. It’s not a college beach bacchanal; it’s rum for grown-ups, for people who know that most aged rums today are distilled as masterfully as fine cognacs and single-malt Scotches.”
– National Public Radio
Tasting Rum like a Judge
Tasting rum is a sensory experience that requires some discipline and understanding of the medium to make the most of the opportunity.
A small sip is all you need to understand the flavor profile of rum.
At fine tasting events, quarter ounce samples are served, and that’s more than enough to discern and savor the intent of the producer.
Rum is experiencing a Renaissance of appreciation.
Savvy consumers come to the Rum Renaissance Festival to discover a truly remarkable range of fine rums from the Caribbean region, as well as North, Central and South America, Europe, Asia — and from the furthest reaches of the world.
Rum Enthusiasts and Professionals
For consumers, the Rum Renaissance Festival is one of the world’s premier international rum events, presenting a unique and exciting range of great rums to be sampled.
For professionals, this is the world’s largest and most important trade exposition for rum.
Coral Gables Woman's Club
This historic venue is located in the heart of Coral Gables, a luxurious and elegant suburb near downtown Miami, known for fabulous green spaces, classic architecture and the finest venues in South Florida.
Coral Gables Hotels
Modern and convenient hotel rooms are located close to everything in the downtown Coral Gables business center, with easy access to public transportation and Miami airport.
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