British poet Lord Byron, born circa 1788, during the height of West Indian sugar and rum production, certainly knew what he was talking about, which is not particularly surprising considering the role of the British in the region’s history as sugar- and rum-producing societies. Rum was first developed in the Caribbean at the height of slavery in the 17th century when it was discovered that by fermenting.
Martin Cate is about to be crushed by sugar cane. For someone so passionate about rum, it would be an entirely fitting way to check out. Luckily, Gordon Clarke, Worthy Park’s Co-Managing Director, is watching out for our group, obliviously snapping photos, and yells for us to move out of the way.
Lasciamo Kingston in direzione di St. Catherine a Ewarton dove Gordon Clarke, direttore della distilleria, ci attende nel primo pomeriggio per la nostra visita a Worthy Park. Appena usciti dalla capitale ed attraversato il frenetico quartiere di Spanish Town iniziamo ad assaporare la vera Jamaica.
As we all loaded onto the Rum Bus and looked at our map of Jamaica, we knew that our commute would be bumpy, hot, long, excruciating. and totally worth it. Our destination was Worthy Park Estate, makers of Rum-Bar Rum, Rum-Bar Gold and Rum-Bar Rum Cream.
We finally made it to Worthy Park where we were greeted by Gordon Clarke, Director & Distillery Manager. He welcomed us to his office and we all gathered around a conference table and listened as he told us about the Estate’s interesting history.
What better way to celebrate National Rum Day than to go on a rum tour? And that’s exactly what Love Not Likes and Worthy Park had in mind for us bloggers who were up for the thrill. Everyone knows Jamaica is rum country and we’re proud of it!
On National Rum Day we had the privilege of hosting some of Jamaica’s top young bloggers to our Worthy Park Estate Rum Tour. Check out the video to see highlights from the days activities.
Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett has revealed steps being taken to ‘reset’ the tourism sector. This will ensure it benefits more Jamaicans and fuels greater economic growth. Especially when the sector rebounds from the impact of COVID-19.
ST CATHERINE, Jamaica — Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett says steps are currently being taken to ‘reset’ the tourism sector to ensure that it benefits even more Jamaicans and fuels greater economic growth, whenever the sector rebounds from the impact of COVID-19.