Distillery Toursan insider's view of how rhum is produced in Martinique
Rhum Tour — Cane Spirit Immersion
You know that rhum is made from crushed sugar cane. The juice is fermented, then distilled to create the spirit of cane.
Now, dig deeper into the wonder of how great rhum is produced with VIP tours of the famous distilleries of Martinique, lead by rhum experts who understand the nuances and details of the process. Visit the cane fields, the crush, the fermentation tanks, the stills and the aging rooms. Along the way, you’ll taste rum at each stage of the process from distillate to old aged spirit.
Host: Jerry Gitany
Rum judge, consultant, promoter and retailer…
Jerry is co-founder of The Rum Embassy, a society in charge of the promotion of the Agricole Rhum of Guadeloupe and Martinique around the world. He’s a veteran judge in different rum awards contests through Europe.
Jerry also serves as Administrator of La Confrerie Du Rhum, the largest rum-related Facebook group in the world, with more than 28,000 members.
Arrival and transport to the hotel
Welcome dinner in St. Luce (South of the Island)
Morning: visit of the La Favorite distillery
Lunch at La canne à sucre
Afternoon: visit of the Depaz Distillery and castle on the plantation
Late afternoon at the beach on the Carbet and dinner at the Petitbonum
Morning: visit of the La Mauny/Trois Rivières distillery
Lunch at the restaurant of the distillery
Afternoon: visit of the A 1710 distillery plus the rum shop from La Compagnie du Rhu
Dinner at the Babaorum
Morning: visit of the JM Distillery
Lunch at the restaurant of the famous creole chef Jean-Charles Bredas in St Marie
Afternoon: visit of the St James distillery
Dinner at the Simon Hotel plus late cocktail at the Cloud Rooftop bar
Beach plus lunch at the Trois Ilets