11th Annual Rum Renaissance
The Ultimate Rum Tasting Event
May 17-18, 2019 in Coral Gables, Florida
Rum Renaissance Tickets
Friday Trade Only
requires trade registrtion
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 Festival
June 9-10, 2018
An incredible selection of rums
The annual Rum Renaissance Festival offers an opportunity to sample hundreds of fine rums from the Caribbean and beyond during two days of Grand Tasting events at the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina Hotel and the Fort Lauderdale Convention Center.
Rum Is Fun
“We’re challenging the mistaken assumption that Rum is ordinary. In fact, Rum is fascinating.”
– Robert Burr
– 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
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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