GOSLING’S RUMS® TAKES THE GOLD IN SAN FRANCISCO WORLD SPIRITS COMPETITION
22 Mar 2007
March 22, 2007, New York, NY – Gosling-Castle Partners, Inc., an affiliate of Castle Brands Inc. (AMEX: ROX), today announced that its Gosling’s Black Seal® Rum and Gosling’s Family Reserve Old Rum were awarded Gold Medals in the prestigious 2007 San Francisco World Spirits Competition. Gosling’s Gold Bermuda rum was a bronze award winner.
“We are delighted to have our fine products so honoured,” said Malcolm Gosling, CEO, Gosling-Castle Partners. “These awards underscore the enthusiastic response we’ve been enjoying from rum consumers, connoisseurs and within the trade.”
A Bermuda family tradition since the nineteenth century, Gosling’s Black Seal® Rum has developed a loyal following in the U.S. amongst yachtsmen, Bermuda visitors, and lovers of premium aged rum.
“Our Family Reserve Old Rum has set a standard for finesse in aged spirits,” said Gosling, “a very limited release, hard to find, but worth the search.” Hand labeled and numbered in a wooden presentation box, Family Reserve Old Rum is the ultimate sipping spirit.
Gosling’s Gold Bermuda Rum, first produced in 2005, brings an uncommonly versatile, soft, well rounded and nuanced spirit to the amber rum category. “Our newest product is frisky and ready for fun — great on its own and a terrific mixer.”
About the San Francisco World Spirits Competition
The 7th Annual competition attracted over 700 entrants from 53 countries that submitted to blind tastings by a panel of distinguished judges led by its founder, wines and spirits expert and columnist, Anthony Dias Blue. The San Francisco World Spirits Competition is the first comprehensive, annual international spirits judging to be held in the United States.
About Gosling’s Rums - The “Spirit of Bermuda”
In 1806, with a ship full of spirits bound for America, Englishman James Gosling ran out of wind and time. His charter expired and they put in at the nearest landfall — Bermuda. There, on the King’s Parade, St. George’s, James opened a shop and the Gosling Family has been in Bermuda ever since. Today, Gosling Brothers is Bermuda’s oldest business house and Gosling’s Black Rums are Bermuda number one export.
In 2003, seventh generation rum maker Malcolm Gosling formed Gosling’s Export (Bermuda) Limited and launched a long-planned strategy to expand the family brand worldwide. Now, as President and CEO of Gosling-Castle Partners, Inc., and having relocated in the U.S., Malcolm Gosling seeks to ensure that the Gosling’s name and award-winning products will continue to grow in popularity.
More information: Edward Bottone 215 753 1417
Gosling-Castle Partners, Inc
570 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10022
Tel: 646.356.0200 Fax: 646.356.0222
Gosling-Castle Partners exports Gosling's Rum and Gosling's Gourmet. Castle Brands (USA) Corp., a subsidiary of Castle Brands Inc., is the exclusive distributor of Gosling’s Rum in the United States.
About Castle Brands
Castle Brands is an emerging developer and global marketer of premium branded spirits within four growing categories of the spirits industry: vodka, rum, Irish whiskey and liqueurs/cordials. Currently, the Castle Brands’ portfolio includes Boru® Vodka, Gosling’s Rum®, Sea Wynde® Rum, Knappogue Castle® Irish Single Malt Whiskey, Clontarf® Irish Whiskey, Celtic Crossing Liqueur®, Pallini® Limoncello, Raspicello and Peachcello and Brady’s Irish Cream®.
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