Discover Rum Barbados

Almost all the islands in the Caribbean produce rum. In Barbados, its production goes back to 1650. The West India Rum Refinery tells you about its manufacturing processes. The visit includes a tasting and a copious Bajan lunch. Also look out for: the Mount Gay Rum Visitors Centre.

  • Rum tasting in Barbados, the Caribbean, Rum, Arts and culture, Barbados
    Rum tasting in Barbados, the Caribbean

    Barbados is one of the world's main rum-producing countries. Popular brands like Cockspur, Malibu and Mount Gay.

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  • Sugarcane, Rum, Arts and culture, Barbados
    Sugarcane

    The Mount Gay Rum Visitors Centre is home to the superb plantation house St Nicolas Abbey, built in 1650, which revived its rum-making tradition in 2006.

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  • Barrels of rum, Rum, Arts and culture, Barbados
    Barrels of rum

    The West India Rum Refinery lets you in on its production secrets. The visit includes a tasting session and a copious Bajan lunch.

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  • Barbados Punch, Rum, Arts and culture, Barbados
    Barbados Punch

    The production of rum in Barbados dates back to 1650.

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  • Rum punch from Barbados, Rum, Arts and culture, Barbados
    Rum punch from Barbados

    Discover Barbados rum, which is amber-coloured and has a strong taste. The island produces Mountgay and Cockspur, and white rums such as Alleynes.

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  • Rum has its own festival, Rum, Arts and culture, Barbados
    Rum has its own festival

    The Barbados Food & Wine and Rum Festival takes place every November.

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