Barbados rum GI proposal puts ‘no restrictions’ on production

Following a disagreement over the terms of a geographical indication (GI) for Barbados rum, Richard Seale, proprietor of Foursquare Distillery, said the regulations would place “no restrictions” on production methods. Three distillers, Foursquare, Mount Gay and Saint Nicholas Abbey, said they have collectively agreed a GI for Barbados rum as prepared by the Barbados Investment and Development Corporation (BIDC) in consultation with its legal counsel. Foursquare, Mount Gay and Saint Nicholas Abbey added that they…

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