Arsenal FC stadium to host rum festival

21 March, 2014

Arsenal FC’s Emirates Stadium will host the inaugural Mauritian Rum Festival next month.

The event is exclusive to trade and press and will offer tasting sessions, cocktail competitions and seminars in a bid to educate UK buyers about the best rum the Indian Ocean island has to offer.

Leading brands including Green Island, Pink Pigeon, Tilambic, Chamarel, New Grove, Penny Blue and Rhumerie des Mascareignes will be out in force.

Special guests include global rum ambassador Ian Burrell, who will be giving talks throughout the event and guiding guests through tastings.

The event takes place on April 3-4 and trade members can register here. 




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