Modern Caribbean Rum Video Preview
It’s been longer than I’d hoped for since my last post, but there are two good reasons!
First, I’ve been working on a story about the growing desire to support Caribbean-owned brands and brands owned by people with Caribbean heritage. Details about who owns each brand go hand-in-hand with this project. Some brands have well-known owners. For instance, Remy Cointreau owns Mount Gay. Other brands are a little more…. challenging… to get the scoop on. It’s a bigger task than originally anticipated, but I’m excited about what will result.
The other reason for the posting gap is that our second book, Modern Caribbean Rum, arrived from the printers a month early. (Mirabile dictu!) After an enormously successful preorder phase, Carrie and I have been up to our eyeballs in pallets, boxes and bubble wrap for nearly three weeks preparing books for shipping.
To tide things over until the rum brand story is complete, we’ve created a five-minute video preview of the book, which shows two pages from each chapter. In the per-country chapters, each producer, e.g., Appleton Estate) also gets two pages.
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