May 24, 2022

WIRSPA welcomes new Directors and renews its commitment to promoting responsible drinking

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BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS – 6 December 2021: Representatives for Belize, Grenada and Haiti respectively were officially welcomed recently to the board of West Indies Rum and Spirits Producers’ Association (WIRSPA). Amanda Perdomo of Travellers Liquors, Kirk Seetahal of Grenada Distillers and Delphine Gardere of Rhum Barbancourt sat at their first board meeting as their countries transitioned from […]

Building Rum Heritage: Unique opportunity to promote Agrotourism through rum

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BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS – 12 NOVEMBER 2021: Two regional organisations have joined forces to promote the distinct qualities of two Caribbean iconic products – rum and tourism. On October 28th, The West Indies Rum and Spirits Producers’ Association Inc. (WIRSPA) and the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) hosted a webinar on “Building Rum Heritage: Adding Value […]

Caribbean rum producers to continue pressure on US over subsidies

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From Kaieteur News Regional rum producers and their representative association have been lauded by the Trinidad Minister of Trade and Industry for their efforts to improve the global competitiveness of their products. Caribbean rum producers have vowed to continue pressure on the US over a controversial subsidy to their own producers. Minister of Trade in […]