Press Information for Miami Rum Fest

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The Miami Rum Renaissance Festival and International Trade Expo For Rum welcomes journalists to attend our events.

Feature: American Rum Portfolio

A new addition to the Miami Rum Fest and Trade Expo is the American Rum Portfolio, Showcasing the best rum producers in the USA.

PRWeb: http://www.prweb.com/releases/2016/11/prweb13862107.htm

Feature: VIP Tasting Bar

Robert Burr invites VIPs, rum collectors and connoisseurs to his VIP Tasting Bar featuring limited edition, rare and vintage rums from his private collection.

Photos: Link to Photos for press use

https://www.flickr.com/photos/thatnimrod/albums

Logos: Link to Logos, Banners, Flyers

www.miamirumfest.com/logos/

Miami Rum Festival
100 word description

Presenting the largest rum festival in the world — attracting rum experts, professionals and enthusiasts from more than 30 countries. The annual Miami Rum Renaissance Festival and International Trade Expo For Rum offers unlimited sampling of hundreds of fine rums from the Caribbean and beyond. Experience two days of Grand Tasting events at the DoubleTree Miami Airport Convention Center on April 22-23, 2017. Celebrity rum seminars, live entertainment, an exclusive VIP Tasting Bar, the American Rum Portfolio collection and interactive cocktail demonstrations round out the activities associated with this unique celebration of the best rums in the world. www.MiamiRumFest.com

Miami Rum Festival
75 word description

The annual Miami Rum Festival offers an opportunity to sample hundreds of fine rums from the Caribbean and beyond during two days of Grand Tasting events at the DoubleTree Miami Airport Convention Center on April 22-23, 2017. Celebrity seminars, live entertainment, island lifestyle vendors and interactive cocktail demonstrations round out the activities associated with this unique celebration of the best rums in the world. Admission begins at $75. www.MiamiRumFest.com

Miami Rum Festival
50 word description

Miami Rum Fest and Trade Expo offers an opportunity to sample hundreds of fine rums from the Caribbean and beyond for two days at the DoubleTree Miami Airport Hotel, April 22-23, 2017. Seminars, live entertainment, and a VIP Tasting Bar round out the activities. Admission begins at $75. www.MiamiRumFest.com

Local, National, International Press Coverage

National Public Radio

Rob, Robin and Robert Burr are interviewed by Tim Padgett, Americas Editor of
WLRN Public Radio
about tasting rum.

Robert Burr on By The Glass

Brett Hubbard and Friends interview Rum Expert Robert Burr on their weekly show about spirits, wine and beer.

Florida State Homes
August, 2016
http://www.floridastatehomes.com/articles/miami-rum-renaissance-festival-showcases-the-rums-of-the-world

Miami Traveler
5/21/15
http://www.miami-traveler.com/people/miami-events/rumrenaissancefest2015

Florida Today
5/20/15
http://www.floridatoday.com/story/entertainment/2015/05/20/cheers-renaissance-event-rum/27540459/

Carib Seek Events Calendar
3/15/15
http://www.caribseekeventscalendar.com/node/3942/

Boy Drinks World, Ram Udwin
4/30/2015/
https://www.boydrinksworld.com/blog/bdw-goes-to-rumfest-2015

Slammie.com, Atomic Grog
4/13/2015
http://www.slammie.com/atomicgrog/blog/2015/04/13/2015-miami-rum-festival-spotlights-explosion-of-new-brands/

El Sol Latino
4/15/2015
http://elsoln1.com/news/2015/apr/15/2015-miami-rum-fest-and-international-trade-expo

Digest Miami
4/17/2015
http://digestmiami.com/events/miami-rum-festival

Livingfla.com
4/17/2015
http://www.livingfla.com/event/7th-annual-miami-rum-festival/2015-04-17/

Beachbarbums.com
4/24/2015
http://beachbarbums.com/2015/04/24/miami-rum-renaissance-festival-a-quick-look-back/

Miami New Times
4/13/2015
http://www.miaminewtimes.com/restaurants/rum-renaissance-festival-returns-with-discovery-of-rum-theme-7561614

WSFL-TV
4/24/2015
http://sflcw.com/2015/04/24/dave-aizer-is-miami-rum-festival/

Chilled
4/17/2015
http://chilledmagazine.com/event/the-miami-rum-festival-and-international-trade-exposition-for-rum-april-17th-19th-2015/

CBS4 Miami
4/18/2015
http://miami.cbslocal.com/2015/04/18/miami-rum-festival-showcases-new-brands-on-us-market/

Miami Herald (Via Associated Press)
12/26/2014
http://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/article5009298.html

Miami Herald (Via Associated Press)
4/18/2015
http://bit.ly/1ILL4fZ

Florida Fairs and Festivals
April 2015
http://www.floridafairsandfestivals.com/435631-miami-rum-festival-miami-florida-april-2015.html#.VUmGDEue20s

Macon Daily Telegraph (Via Associated Press)
April 18, 2018
http://bit.ly/1E70i9Q

Miami.com
3/18/2015
http://www.miami.com/miami-rum-renaissance-festival-returns-april-article

Columbus Ledger Enquirer (Via Associated Press)
4/18/2015
http://bit.ly/1If8dZb

Island Packet (Via Associated Press)
4/18/2015
http://bit.ly/1GO0DyU

El Sol
4/15/2015
http://elsoln1.com/news/2015/apr/15/2015-miami-rum-fest-and-international-trade-expo/

My San Antonio (Via Associated Press)
4/18/2015
http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/article/Miami-rum-festival-showcases-new-brands-on-US-6208631.php

Bellville News Democrat (Via Associated Press)
4/18/2015
http://bit.ly/1ILN5sn

Reuters
3/17/2015
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/03/17/miami-rum-festival-idUSnPn998rqg+80+PRN20150317

Idaho Statesman (Via Associated Press)
4/18/2015
http://bit.ly/1dM3ame

Bradenton Herald (Via Associated Press)
4/18/2015
http://bit.ly/1zLvFuu

Centre Daily Times, Pennsylvania (Via Associated Press)
4/18/2015
http://bit.ly/1RbzEFJ

Bellingham Herald, Washington (Via Associated Press)
4/18/2015
http://bit.ly/1KfQYUV

Kansas City Star (Via Associated Press)
4/18/2015
http://bit.ly/1DRzZ61

South Florida Caribbean News
3/18/2015
http://sflcn.com/2015-miami-rum-fest-and-international-trade-expo-to-feature-new-rum-brands-from-across-the-globe/

10times.com
April 2015
http://10times.com/miami-rum-renaissance-festival

The Triton
4/17/2015
http://www.the-triton.com/events/miami-rum-renaissance-festival/

Stockhouse.com
3/30/2015
http://www.stockhouse.com/news/press-releases/2015/03/30/blue-water-showcasing-premium-rums-at-miami-rum-renaissance-festival

RumoftheNorth.com
March 2015
http://www.rumofthenorth.com

AllEventsIn.com
April 2015
http://allevents.in/miami/miami-rum-renaissance-festival/933448590020772

Floribrew
March 2015
http://floribrew.com/index.php/events/194-don-t-miss-the-2015-miami-rum-renaissance-festival

You Tube – Yolo Rum
4/29/2015
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NtSDQ1lS8L0

LocalWineEvents.com
April 2015
http://www.localwineevents.com/events/detail/582538/

Soflanights
April 2015
http://www.soflanights.com/?p=136691

WSVN-TV (Via Associated Press)
2/16/2015
http://www.wsvn.com/story/27690244/coming-soon-to-us-cuba-libre-with-real-cuban-rum

Tri-City Herald
4/18/2015
http://bit.ly/1EWqCHr

Premier Guide Miami
April 2015
http://premierguidemiami.com/2015-miami-rum-fest-and-international-trade-expo-to-feature-new-rum-brands-from-across-the-globe/

Sun-Herald.com, Biloxi-Gulfport, MS (Via Associated Press)
April 18, 2015
http://bit.ly/1E77v9S

SanLuisObispo.com (Via Associated Press)
April 18, 2015
http://bit.ly/1PnROAw

RumJourney.com
April 17, 2015
www.rumjourney.com/82/feed

Cape Coral Daily Breeze
April 18, 2015
http://www.cape-coral-daily-breeze.com/page/content.detail/id/831945/Miami-rum-festival-showcases-new-brands-on-US-market.html?isap=1&nav=5037

Daytona Beach News Journal (Via Associated Press)
April 18, 2015
http://bit.ly/1JpHgPI

The Rum Trader
1/7/2015
http://www.therumtrader.com/event/miami-rum-renaissance-festival-2015/

99 JAMZ – WEDR-FM
April 2015
http://www.wedr.com/events/events/festivals/miami-rum-renaissance-festival-2015/eCkJy6/#__federated=1

Miami Eventful.com
April 2015
http://miami.eventful.com/events/miami-rum-renaissance-festi-/E0-001-082171967-6@2015041713

Chilled Magazine
April 17, 2015
http://chilledmagazine.com/event/the-miami-rum-festival-and-international-trade-exposition-for-rum-april-17th-19th-2015/

BeachBarBums.com
April 24, 2015
http://beachbarbums.com/2015/04/24/miami-rum-renaissance-festival-a-quick-look-back/

FloatingRumShack.com
April 2015
http://www.floatingrumshack.com/content/index.php/2015-rum-festivals

Caribbean Journal
4/22/2015
http://caribjournal.com/2014/04/22/rum-journal-miami-readies-for-worlds-largest-rum-festival/#

Bar Business Magazine
3/4/2015
http://www.barbizmag.com/features/item/3879-miami-rum-fest-welcomes-new-rum-brands


2014

National Public Radio:
Rum Renaissance Revives The Spirit’s Rough Reputation

http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2014/04/25/306826984/rum-renaissance-revives-the-spirits-rough-reputation

NPR: Why Caribbean Rum Is The New Cognac – And Why Miami Is Its Showcase
http://wlrn.org/post/why-caribbean-rum-new-cognac-and-why-miami-its-showcase

KeraNews: Rum Renaissance Revives The Spirit’s Rough Reputation
http://keranews.org/post/rum-renaissance-revives-spirits-rough-reputation

GPB News: Rum Renaissance Revives The Spirit’s Rough Reputation
http://www.gpb.org/news/2014/04/26/rum-renaissance-revives-the-spirits-rough-reputation

Forbes Travel Guide: An Insider’s Guide To The Best Rum In Miami
http://blog.forbestravelguide.com/an-insiders-guide-to-the-best-rum-in-miami#cmpid=amantica

Miami New Times: Rum Renaissance Festival 2014: Top Five Coolest Rum Backstories
http://blogs.miaminewtimes.com/shortorder/2014/04/rum_renaissance_festival_top_5.php

Miami New Times: Ten Rums We Loved at Rum Renaissance Festival 2014
http://blogs.miaminewtimes.com/shortorder/2014/04/the_10_rums_we_loved_at_rum_re.php

Miami New Times: Miami Rum Renaissance Festival Returns: VIP BOGO Offer
http://blogs.miaminewtimes.com/shortorder/2014/04/miami_rum_renaissance_festival_5.php

Miami Herald: Rum’s expansion highlighted at Miami festival
http://www.miamiherald.com/2014/04/26/4081922/rums-expansion-highlighted-at.html

Miami Herald: Prepare for a rum-soaked week as the Rum Renaissance Festival returns to Miami
http://www.miami.com/prepare-rum-soaked-week-miami-rum-renaissance-festival-returns-article

Miami Traveler: Exploring the Magic City — Miami Rum Renaissance Festival 2015 by Hal Peat
http://www.miami-traveler.com/people/miami-events/rumrenaissancefest2015

Rum Journal: Miami Readies For World’s Largest Rum Festival
http://www.caribjournal.com/2014/04/22/rum-journal-miami-readies-for-worlds-largest-rum-festival/

Rum Journal: Pusser’s, Don Q, El Dorado Among RumXP Winners
http://www.caribjournal.com/2014/04/30/rum-journal-pussers-don-q-el-dorado-among-rumxp-winners/

Boston.com –
Rum lovers unite: Festival returns to Miami

http://www.boston.com/travel/blog/2014/04 rum_lovers_unite_festival_returns_to_miami.html

Washington Times: Rum’s expansion highlighted at Miami festival
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/apr/26/rums-expansion-highlighted-at-miami-festival/

Food & Beverage Magazine –
Tanduay Silver Asian Rum Intrigues Experts at World’s Largest Rum Festival

http://fb101.com/2014/05/tanduay-silver-asian-rum-intrigues-experts-at-worlds-largest-rum-festival/

BarBizMag: Miami Rum Renaissance Festival in Year Six
http://www.barbizmag.com/features/item/3140-miami-rum-renaissance-festival-in-year-six

BarBizMag: Miami Rum Renaissance Continues Growth
http://www.barbizmag.com/features/item/3273-miami-rum-renaissance-continues-growth

A Mountain of Crushed Ice: Lost Spirits Navy Style Rum
http://www.amountainofcrushedice.com/?p=18690

Atomic Grog: Upstart spirits share spotlight with major players at sixth annual Miami Rum Renaissance Festival
http://www.slammie.com/atomicgrog/blog/2014/05/25/upstart-spirits-share-spotlight-with-major-players-at-sixth-annual-miami-rum-renaissance-festival/

Atomic Grog: Cocktails reach new heights of creativity at Miami Rum Festival
http://www.slammie.com/atomicgrog/blog/2014/05/25/cocktails-reach-new-heights-of-creativity-at-miami-rum-festival/

Atomic Grog: Step up your game at Miami Rum Fest
http://www.slammie.com/atomicgrog/blog/2014/04/16/think-you-know-rum-step-up-your-game-at-miami-rum-fest-with-tastings-seminars-cocktail-events/

Atomic Grog: Six reasons to look forward to the sixth annual Miami Rum Fest
http://www.slammie.com/atomicgrog/blog/2014/03/23/six-reasons-to-look-forward-to-the-sixth-annual-miami-rum-fest/

Bahama Bob: 2014 Miami Rum Festival a Review in Pictures
http://bahamabobsrumstyles.blogspot.com/2014/04/2014-miami-rum-festival-review-in.html

Floating Rum Shack: Bacardi Tiki Take Over 2014 UK Team Confirmed
http://thefloatingrumshack.com/content/index.php/150-bacardi-tiki-take-over-2014-uk-team-confirmed

Soul Of Miami: 2014 Miami Rum Renaissance Festival
http://www.soulofmiami.org/2014/01/02/2014-miami-rum-renaissance-festival-42514-42714/

Local10.com: Rum’s expansion highlighted at Miami festival
http://www.local10.com/news/Rum-s-expansion-highlighted-at-Miami-festival/25677808

CBS4 Miami: Rum Connoisseurs Tasting New Flavors In Miami
http://miami.cbslocal.com/2014/04/26/rum-connoisseurs-tasting-new-flavors-in-miami/

Kansas City Business:
Rum’s expansion highlighted at Miami festival

http://www.kansascity.com/2014/04/26/4983469/rums-expansion-highlighted-at.html

Fox35 Monterey: Miami Rum Festival will make the city of the sun in the ‘capital of the ron’
http://www.kcba.com/2014/03/19/miami-rum-festival-will-make-the-city-of-the-sun-in-the-capital-of-the-ron/

Customer Experience Report:
Guyana Rum Takes Best in Class at 2014 Rum XP International Tasting Competition

http://www.customerexperiencereport.com/nearshore/guyana-rum-takes-best-class-2014-rum-xp-international-tasting-competition/

BevNet: Selvarey Rum Announces California Distribution Through Southern Wine & Spirits
https://www.bevnet.com/news/spirits/2014/award-winning-selvarey-rum-announces-california-distribution-through-southern-wine-spirits/

The Garden Isle: Koloa Rom brings home the gold
http://thegardenisland.com/business/local/248343ac-d8e1-11e3-8768-0019bb2963f4.html

Hawai`i’s Kōloa Rum Company Brings Home The Gold From The Miami Rum Renaissance Festival
http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/05/prweb11822112.htm

Cheers: Real McCoy Wins Awards in Miami
http://www.bevinfogroup.com/ME2/Audiences/dirmod.asp

Facebook Miami Rum Renaissance Photos by Rod Deal
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.752254141471823.1073741911.170742256289684

Chilled: The Real McCoy Rum Makes a Splash at Miami Rum Renaissance
http://chilledmagazine.com/Industry_News-detail/the-real-mccoy-rum-makes-a-splash-at-miami-rum-renaissance/

Boston.com –
Rum lovers unite: Festival returns to Miami

http://www.boston.com/travel/blog/2014/04/rum_lovers_unite_festival_returns_to_miami.html

Floribrew: Miami Rum Renaissance
http://floribrew.com/index.php/events/96-miami-rum-renaissance-festival

MiamiDiario.com: Celebran el Miami Rum Renaissance Festival
http://www.miamidiario.com/entretenimiento/sociales/miami/ron/sociales-con-betty/miami-rum-renaissance-festival/323776

 

 

Miami Rum Fest and Trade Expo

April 22-23, 2017

presented by Rob's Rum Guide in association with the International Rum Expert Panel.

DoubleTree Miami Airport Hotel and Convention Center
711 NW 72nd Ave
Miami, FL 33126

Saturday, April 22
Sunday, April 23

1pm to 6pm

ph: 707-278-6736 fax: 305-447-0745

Rum Fest Tickets

Order Tickets online

 

Miami Rum Fest and Trade Expo is sponsored by

Robs Rum Guide

RumXP - International Rum Expert Panel

Rum Minute Video Review Channel on YouTube

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