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How Have Devastating Hurricanes Affected Rum?

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After one of the most destructive hurricane seasons on record, Caribbean rum producers may have to prepare for worse to come. The Spirits Business speaks to some of the biggest players in the region.

by Tom Bruce-Gardyne
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After one of the most destructive hurricane seasons on record, Caribbean rum producers may have to prepare for worse to come. The Spirits Business speaks to some of the biggest players in the region.

Bombay Sapphire's Laverstoke Mill is a Sustainable Marvel

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Hidden in leafy Hampshire, the Bombay Sapphire distillery at Laverstoke is a sustainable marvel and the gin brand seeks to push our drinking habits in the same direction

by Rupert Watkins
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Hidden in leafy Hampshire, the Bombay Sapphire distillery at Laverstoke is a sustainable marvel and the gin brand seeks to push our drinking habits in the same direction

How Businesses in Puerto Rico are Recovering After Maria

By Lizzie O'Leary
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The Bacardi rum plant was back up and running less than two weeks after Maria. Good news for the place that produces 80 percent of Bacardi's rum and employs 300 people. The company has paid its employees throughout hurricane recovery. 

"We got some comments from our primos [workers] saying 'coming to Bacardi to work it's like a bubble, because you forget all that's going on around,'" Class said. "But then people told me 'at four I get depressed because I have to go back to the reality of no power, no hot water, no food.'"

Casa BACARDÍ Visitor Center Re-Opens in Puerto Rico

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CATAÑO, Puerto Rico, and HAMILTON, Bermuda, November 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Casa BACARDÍ visitor center, one of Puerto Rico’s top tourism attractions, is pleased to announce it has reopened as of November 1. While the Casa BACARDÍ campus suffered minor damage during Hurricane Maria, the largest premium rum distillery in the world is leading the charge in recovery and rebuilding. The landscaping is showing signs of recovery and the views of the El Morro Fort and San Juan Bay are as spectacular as ever.

Casa Bacardi Tour Guides Help at Puerto Rico Shelters

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What have our tour guides been doing while the Casa Bacardi visitor center in Puerto Rico has been closed? They've been receiving visitors to the Emergency Stop & Go shelters as part of #BacardiContigo. Thanks to Christian for sharing what this has meant to him. Cheers to his passion, dedication and commitment!

Bombay Sapphire Team Help Large Blue Butterfly Conservation in Somerset

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The Bombay Sapphire Distillery team, based in Laverstoke Mill, volunteered in Somerset to help conservation efforts for a blue butterfly.

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Rum - and Goodwill - Flows Again at Bacardi Following Hurricane Maria

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Rum is flowing again in Puerto Rico at the Bacardi distillery following the devastation of Hurricane Maria.

And so is the goodwill from Bacardi employees around the world, who have joined together to support their colleagues affected by the hurricane.

Bacardi Helps with Puerto Rico Recovery as It Opens First “Stop & Go” Community Relief Center

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Bacardi opened its first “Emergency Stop & Go” community relief center in Cataño, Puerto Rico, on October 2. The center provides a safe place for those in the neighboring communities to the BACARDI rum facility to come daily for food, water, medical care, government services and activities.

Learn more via http://goo.gl/JFwiZB

Bacardi, Sus Marcas y Socios Distribuyen $215,000 USD a la Cruz Roja, UNICEF, Construyendo y Otras Organizaciones en México

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  • US$100,000 son de Bacardi para los esfuerzos de asistencia y reconstrucción del terremoto en México
  • US$50,000 son de CAZADORES® Tequila y duplicará hasta US$50,000 la aportación de sus clientes
  • US$15,000 son de CEPAS de Argentina, el socio de Bacardi en el Cono Sur
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  • US$100,000 son de Bacardi para los esfuerzos de asistencia y reconstrucción del terremoto en México
  • US$50,000 son de CAZADORES® Tequila y duplicará hasta US$50,000 la aportación de sus clientes
  • US$15,000 son de CEPAS de Argentina, el socio de Bacardi en el Cono Sur

JAY-Z, Jennifer Lopez, DJ Khaled & More Performing at TIDAL X Benefit Concert

by Ashley Iasimone
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TIDAL X: Brooklyn is sponsored by Bacardi, and the rum brand is donating $1.3 million to the charities supported by the festival. Together, they are also assisting Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s Empire State Relief and Recovery Effort for Puerto Rico by paying for the cost of cargo planes delivering donated goods to the island, from clothing to food to toiletries.

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