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Monday, October 12
 

TBA

Cigar & Rum Pairing

A cigar brand established in 1875 named after the Shakespeare novel. Sir Winston Churchill was perhaps the brand's most famous devotee with the flagship vitola named in his honour.

Venue: Sautter Cigars, 106 Mount Street,London, Mayfair, W1K2TW
Cigars:                                   Romeo y Julieta Cedros de Luxe No. 3

                                                Romeo y Julieta Wide Churchill

 

Rums:                                   Don Q Gran Añejo [Puerto Rico’s best-selling brand]

Ron de Jeremy XO [produced in Panama and owned by the famous pornstar]

To purchase tickets please follow this link:http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/spirits-elite-8514061139?s=45840951


Speakers
avatar for Roger Barnes

Roger Barnes

Spirits Consultant, Spirits Elite
A globally renowned rum enthusiast whose knowledge of rums is well respected by industry professionals. Has advised brands, on-trade and consumers on the category of rum along with other premium spirits. Over 20 years of building relationships with key personnel within the industry... Read More →



Monday October 12, 2015 TBA
Sautters Knigtsbridge

19:00 BST

Alfred Lambs Secret Store - VIP sampling session & Rum Week Launch Party

Rum Week Launch Event

Attend a special tasting of Lambs limited edition Single Cast in one of Alfred Lambs secret Store under the Thames. It will also be the launch party for Rum Week. Voltaire is located in London’s Square Mile and is the new haunt for spirit drinkers and cigar lovers.

Built on the foundations of Bridewell Palace, the venue’s interior is inspired by its regal history and the inherited architecture. The grade II listed building features old stone vaults that kept prisoners under lock and key, and later housed the treasures of a Bank that was built in its place. Fast-forward to the present day and the vaults have been transformed into luxury private VIP zones complete with personal waiter and available to reserve.

Come take part in a very exclusive sampling session of the first limited edition batch of Lamb’s single cask.

Then be part of the official launch party for the Rum Experience Week.



Monday October 12, 2015 19:00 - 23:30 BST
Voltaire
 
Tuesday, October 13
 

TBA

Cigar & Rum Pairing

Venue:                                 Dunhill Tobacconists

 

Address:                              1a St James’s Street London SW1A 1EF

 

Reception:                          7pm [welcome drink / snacks / canapes]

Start:                                     7.30pm

Finish:                                   9.30pm

 

Maximum Number:        40 people [standing]

 

Event Title:                         House of Dunhill

 

History:                                Alfred Dunhill opened his first cigar shop in 1907 in London sourcing cigars from Cuba. After the revolution Dunhill begun to produce cigars in countries such as Honduras & Dominican Republic.

 

Cigars:                                   Dunhill Valverdes [Dominican Republic]

                                                Dunhill Heritage Robusto [Honduras]

 

Rums:                                   Atlantico Private Cask [Dominican Republic]

English Harbour 10 Year Old [Antigua]

To purchase tickets please follow the link: http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/spirits-elite-8514061139?s=45840951

Speakers
avatar for Roger Barnes

Roger Barnes

Spirits Consultant, Spirits Elite
A globally renowned rum enthusiast whose knowledge of rums is well respected by industry professionals. Has advised brands, on-trade and consumers on the category of rum along with other premium spirits. Over 20 years of building relationships with key personnel within the industry... Read More →



Tuesday October 13, 2015 TBA
1A St James’s, London SW1A 1EF

18:30 BST

Library Club - Rum Appreciation Masterclass & Matugga Rum Lounge
Limited Capacity seats available

As part of the inaugural London Rum Experience Week, we invite you to join our new Rum Appreciation Masterclass & Matugga Rum Lounge. 

6.30pm   Matugga Rum cocktail on arrival.
7.00pm   Rum Appreciation Masterclass, with rum expert Peter Holland from TheFloating   RumShack.com
8.00pm   Matugga Rum Lounge (Mezzanine One Bar) 

RUM APPRECIATION MASTERCLASS
A new masterclass for rum novices and connoisseurs. Join an interactive journey of discovery hosted by rum expert Peter Holland from TheFloatingRumShack.com and the team behind Matugga Rum.  

Experience includes:

  • Introduction to the rich heritage and craft of rum making.
  • Rum deconstructed – tour the building blocks of rum. 
  • Rum orientation – understanding traditions and rum culture. 
  • Tasting techniques and rum sampling (includes exclusive sampling  of the first limited edition batch of Matugga Rum). 
  • Introduction to rum pairing.  

MATUGGA RUM LOUNGE
After the Rum Appreciation Masterclass enjoy a relaxed session at the Mezzanine One bar, where you can experience a selection of exquisite Matugga Rum cocktails - £7 all night.

We’ll also serve complimentary appetizers, against the backdrop of a soulful soundtrack.   

Pricing: £15 for members; £25 for non-members and members guests. 

Bookings: Spaces are limited and allocated on a first come first served basis.
RSVP to sharif@lib-rary.com 

Speakers
avatar for Peter Holland

Peter Holland

Owner, TheFloatingRumShack.com
What should people talk to you about? Rum. Mostly rum, although I've a love for all spirits and actively looking to learn more. Keen to spread the word about the best spirit category in the world (Rum), experiencing and educating.



Tuesday October 13, 2015 18:30 - 22:00 BST
Library
 
Wednesday, October 14
 

TBA

Cigar & Rum Pairing

Venue:                                 La Casa del Habanos [Official franchise from Habanos Cuba]

 

Address:                              76 High St, Teddington TW11 8JD

 

Reception:                          7pm [welcome drink / snacks / canapes]

Start:                                     7.30pm

Finish:                                   9.30pm

 

Maximum Number:        14 people [seated]

 

Event Title:                         House of Partagas

 

History:                                Established in 1845 it is one of the oldest cigar brands. It remains one of the best-selling cigars in the world.

 

Partagas D No.6
Partagas Maduro No.1 [Special release created for this venue]

Partagas Solomon 20th Anniversary 2013 {offered for special price for

attendees]

 

 

Rums: Matugga Gold [Ugandan Heritage]

El Dorado 15 Year Old [Guyana]

 

 Please follow the link to purchase tickets:  http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/spirits-elite-8514061139?s=45840951 


Speakers
avatar for Roger Barnes

Roger Barnes

Spirits Consultant, Spirits Elite
A globally renowned rum enthusiast whose knowledge of rums is well respected by industry professionals. Has advised brands, on-trade and consumers on the category of rum along with other premium spirits. Over 20 years of building relationships with key personnel within the industry... Read More →



Wednesday October 14, 2015 TBA
La Casa Del Habano

18:30 BST

Rum & Sugar Rum- Rum Cocktail Masterclass - Beginners
Rum Cocktail Masterclass for beginners. 

They have taken the original cocktail masterclass and really mixed things up.

Share the secrets of our expertly handcrafted Rum cocktails & learn about our premium rums and and fresh ingredients, but, most importantly, let’s have fun. Learn all the tricks of the trade, from muddling and mixing to shaking and stirring.

Rumtastic! 




Wednesday October 14, 2015 18:30 - 20:00 BST
Rum & Sugar

19:00 BST

A special Rum Club at Notting Hill Rum Club
Having run almost uninterrupted for over 12 years since the bar’s opening, the Notting Hill Rum Club at Trailer Happiness is still the most famous rum club in the world. Globaly recognised by every rum expert or afficianado, it is the place to showcase your brand to knowledable customers.

Every first Monday of the month the NHRC focuses on different subjects involving the rums that Trailer Happiness loves and delivers presentations, tastings and cocktails to convince our guests why they should love them too. 

For Rum Week Trailer have moved their RumClub to Wednesday and have a very special guest. Richard Seale from the Foursquare Distillery.





Wednesday October 14, 2015 19:00 - 23:55 BST
Trailer Happiness

19:30 BST

Merchant House Rum Masterclass
Merchant House
Brought to you by The London Bar Consultants Ltd, Merchant House is a celebration of the shared mercantile history of the two wonderful spirits upon which this great empire was built.

They house the most premium (and perhaps the largest) offerings of Gin and Rum to be found anywhere in the world. Their Cocktail list reflects the rich history of trade and spices, of exploration and empire, and conquest and adventure.

For Rum Experience Week they will be offering all rums at a 50% discount and if that wasn't good enough they will be hosting a Rum Masterclass on Wednesday 14th October in the evening at 19.30. Tickets for their masterclasses are usually £65pp but exclusively for Rum Week they will be offering tickets for £20pp.

To book please email:hello@merchanthouselondon.com or via the booking form on the website.http://www.merchanthouselondon.com


Wednesday October 14, 2015 19:30 - 20:30 BST
Merchant House
 
Thursday, October 15
 

TBA

Cigar & Rum Pairing

Venue:                                 James J Fox

 

Address:                              19 St James's St, London SW1A 1ES

 

Reception:                          6.30pm [welcome drink / snacks / canapes]

Start:                                     7pm

Finish:                                   9.30pm

 

Maximum Number:        100 people [35 seated]

 

Event Title:                         House of Montercristo

 

History:                                Established in 1935 and named after the novel Count of Montecristo by Alexandre Dumas. It remains the best-selling cigar brand in the world.

 

Cigars:                                   Montecristo Media Corona

                                                Montecristo Edmundo

 

Rums:                                   Diplomatico 2000 [Venezuala: Single Vintage]

Monymusk Special Reserve [Jamaica: distillery dating back to 1755 – new to

UK]

 To purchase tickets please following this link:


http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/spirits-elite-8514061139?s=45840951


Speakers
avatar for Roger Barnes

Roger Barnes

Spirits Consultant, Spirits Elite
A globally renowned rum enthusiast whose knowledge of rums is well respected by industry professionals. Has advised brands, on-trade and consumers on the category of rum along with other premium spirits. Over 20 years of building relationships with key personnel within the industry... Read More →



Thursday October 15, 2015 TBA
James J Fox
 
Friday, October 16
 

17:00 BST

Rum & Rococo Chocolates
Limited Capacity seats available

Join Rococo Chocolates to round off Chocolate Week and celebrate Rum Experience Week with a pairing extravaganza.  Rococo pairings expert Sam Smallman will be hosting two amazing rum pairings on Friday 16th October, matching some specially selected unique rums with award-winning chocolates.  Discover the stories behind the rums and the inspirations behind the chocolates while putting your palate to the test with these guided pairings.  If you spare an hour, Sam's favourite combination from the pairing events will be available to sample all day long in Rococo stores.

There are two Rum Pairing sessions on Friday the 16th at 5pm and 7:30pm at 3 Moxon Street, W1U 4EW

Tickets are £25 and you can book by calling Sam: 07469 853 957 or emailing events@rococochocolates.com


Speakers
avatar for Sam Smallman

Sam Smallman

Rococo Chocolates Pairing Expert, Rococo Chocolates
Sam’s aim is to get customers as excited about fine chocolate. He does this through a regular programme of events, tastings and masterclasses. “We’re a country that’s grown up with chocolate, but we’re not a country that views chocolate as a fine product. But chocolate has... Read More →




Friday October 16, 2015 17:00 - 19:00 BST
Rococo Chocolates

19:30 BST

Rum & Rococo Chocolates
Limited Capacity seats available

Join Rococo Chocolates to round off Chocolate Week and celebrate Rum Experience Week with a pairing extravaganza.  Rococo pairings expert Sam Smallman will be hosting two amazing rum pairings on Friday 16th October, matching some specially selected unique rums with award-winning chocolates.  Discover the stories behind the rums and the inspirations behind the chocolates while putting your palate to the test with these guided pairings.  If you spare an hour, Sam's favourite combination from the pairing events will be available to sample all day long in Rococo stores.

There are two Rum Pairing sessions on Friday the 16th at 5pm and 7:30pm at 3 Moxon Street, W1U 4EW

Tickets are £25 and you can book by calling Sam: 07469 853 957 or emailing events@rococochocolates.com


Speakers
avatar for Sam Smallman

Sam Smallman

Rococo Chocolates Pairing Expert, Rococo Chocolates
Sam’s aim is to get customers as excited about fine chocolate. He does this through a regular programme of events, tastings and masterclasses. “We’re a country that’s grown up with chocolate, but we’re not a country that views chocolate as a fine product. But chocolate has... Read More →



Friday October 16, 2015 19:30 - 21:30 BST
Rococo Chocolates
 
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