How important is a GI for Barbados rum?

Barbados has the potential to become a real powerhouse in rum – and a recognised geographical indication could take it to the next level. But so far distillers are struggling to see eye to eye. *This feature was originally published in the March 2020 issue of The Spirits Business. Barbados evokes images of deep blue seas, sun‐kissed sandy shores and palm tree‐lined pavements. But this idyllic scene is currently the backdrop for an ongoing disagreement…

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