April 17-19, 2015
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711 N.W. 72 Avenue
Miami, FL 33126

Esplendor Breakwater

Hotel Victor

Casa Victoria

April 17-19, 2015 -- 7th Annual Miami Rum Festival
and International Trade Exposition for Rum
Exclusive Celebrity and Trade Seminars

An outstanding array of seminars for the trade and the public will be presented at the Miami Airport Convention Center

Friday, Trade Day
Reál Rum Cocktails…using Reál Cocktail Ingredients
by Dean Serneels
Join Mixologist Dean Serneels as he explores rum cocktails with an innovative new twist. Reál Cocktail Ingredients offer a burst of real fruit prepared with the tenderness of a professional chef using the highest quality sourced fruit to reach its full flavor potential. Together we will celebrate classic rum cocktails and some innovative new creations that you can call your own.
5pm Seminar Room 1
Creating Authentic Rums Using Modern Techniques
by Richard Seale
6pm Seminar Room 2
Saturday Grand Tasting Session
Live the Rums of Puerto Rico Experience
by Rums of Puerto Rico Ambassador Jamil Cole. Learn about Puerto Rico's high-quality rum making process and tradition and taste it's leading rum brands. Celebrate with the Rum of Puerto Rico Program 450 years of party. Its Rum Time!
2pm Seminar Room 1
Rum Running in the Bahamas
by Professor Mike Beach

3pm Seminar Room 2
Anthropology of the Caribbean and Rum
by Frederick Smith, Associate Professor at College of William and Mary in the Dept of Anthropology. Discussing the topics of his notable book on rum and culture in the Caribbean region.
4pm Seminar Room 1
How the Wood and the Char Affects Aging
by Federcio Schulz, Master Distiller at Distileria Unidas. Federico discusses his techniques and methods for selecting and preparing barrels in his vast aging warehouse in Cartavio, Peru. Such craftsmanship offers the master blender a broad range of expressions to use in creating fine rum blends.
5pm Seminar Room 2
Sunday Grand Tasting Session
How To Elevate Your Home Bar
Tips and advice for the home bar enthusiast by esteemed members of the Fraternal Order of the Moai.
3pm Seminar Room 1
The Art and Technique Of Evaluating Rum
by Bernhard Schäfer. One of the world's most experienced spirit judges offers advice on how best to taste spirits, to recognize flaws and judge the quality of fine rums.
4pm Seminar Room 2
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