Mount Gay rum

Zoe Fryday travels to Barbados, the home of Mount Gay rum If you’ve ever visited Barbados, you’re probably familiar with the expression ‘island time’, whereby everything moves at a slower, more leisurely pace. Frankly, there’s no surprise why it’s so relaxed. This beautiful part of the Caribbean boasts a glorious sunny climate, paradisiacal beaches and …

Mount Gay master blender Trudiann Branker

Trudiann Branker is taking over from Allen Smith as master blender for Barbadian rum Mount Gay. Considered the “guardians” of the brand’s heritage, the master blenders are tasked with watching over hundreds of casks of ageing rums, hand selecting each one to create new Mount Gay blends. Allen has been working with Mount Gay for …