A Taste of The World’s Oldest Rum Distillery

Mount Gay has been producing rum on Barbados for more than 300 years, and is today the oldest continuously functioning rum distillery in the world. Owned by the French spirits company Remy Cointreau since 2014, Mount Gay this past spring announced its new and first-ever female Master Blender. Cheers recently joined a group of U.S. journalists to learn more about the rum, the Barbados terroir and Mount Gay’s history. Harewood House rum from 1780. The visit covered the…

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The Cosmopolitan Revamps Vesper Bar

Luxury resort and casino The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas reintroduced the newly designed Vesper Bar on Dec. 20. Named after the Vesper cocktail in the James Bond novel Casino Royale, Vesper Bar has long been staple of The Cosmopolitan’s mixology program, and has served more than 2 million patrons. The bar, located off the main lobby on the first level of The Cosmopolitan’s Chelsea Tower, includes plush lounge seating with rich upholstery in velvet jewel tones, mirrored…

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Holiday In Rio

1 ½ oz. Avuá Cachaça Bálsamo¾ oz. Pineapple juice½ oz. Lemon juice½ oz. Simple syrup4 dashes AbsinthePinch of Maldon salt Combine ingredients and shake. Pour into glass. The mixologists at Winnie’s Jazz Bar in New York created this recipe. Go to Source Author: Melissa Dowling {authorlink}

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