Rum Gains Ground

Jack Bettridge
Issue: June 30, 2013

Think of rum, and spirited Caribbean vacations or a first taste of liquor sweetened with cola often spring to mind. But this historic drink of the tropics doesn't usually evoke serious-minded thoughts—at least not the sort that go with earnest whiskies and profound brandies. But an ongoing resurgence is making it abundantly clear that rum can be a multifaceted drink, with much to examine. Wine Spectator's Jack Bettridge explains.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands June 4, 2013.

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