Written by Victor Gouveia
Between the next days 18 to 21 of May, the IVBAM will hold the Madeira Rum Festival event.
This Festival will be attended by several Rum producers from Madeira and other products from Cana Sacarina, and will be a unique opportunity for Madeira and tourists to get to know and appreciate this noble product that has been growing in terms of quantity and quality in recent years .
The Festival will open every day at 11:00 p.m., ending at 8:00 p.m. on the 18th and 21st, and at midnight on May 19th and 20th.
In addition to the tasting of the Rum of the Region, there will be a bet on a didactic and interactive aspect, with the realization of Masterclasses of Rum of Madeira, guided by sommelier Américo Pereira and cocktails with Rum, by the Association of Barmen of Madeira. Whose schedules will be as follows:
18, 19, 20 and 21 of May, at 16:00 - Rum of Madeira;
18 and 21 of May, at 7:00 pm- Cocktails with Rum of Madeira;
19th and 20th of May, at 7:00 p.m. - Rum of Madeira and Cigars
Masterclasses are also free, but on-site registration is required. For Rum Masterclasses and Cigars, cigars will have to be purchased locally.
The "RHum talk", scheduled for 5:00 pm on May 20, will also be a unique moment to share experiences and knowledge with international and renowned prescribers who are visiting the Region at the invitation of IVBAM, namely: Peter Holland , Thanos Prunarus; Nélson Bernardes and Thierry Heins,
It should also be mentioned that 3 Madeira producers of Rum are open to the public for visits to their mills - please see information on the attached flyer.