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Check out the most relevant news and highlights in the current economic situation of the international market for alcohols and spirits in bulk. Do not miss the latest trends.
December 9, 2020

Rum is one of the most consumed spirits annually worldwide. However, the production and ageing process of this sweet spirit is not as well known.  HARVEST Rum is produced from Genus Sccharum officinarun, a large plant better known as sugar cane.  It can take between ten months and twelve years for this plant to reach sufficient […]

December 7, 2020

According to U.S. Commercial Law, bourbon is a type of whiskey whose mashbill – the combination of the grains used to produce the whiskey – must contain at least 51% and can be up to 80% of corn. The remaining type of grain can be freely chosen by the producer and depending on the grain […]

October 20, 2020

This article focuses on RUM, its production process, its characteristics, the differences that can exist between one type of rum and another, and which countries are its main producers. First of all, in order to understand the different varieties of rum, it is necessary to explain their origin and production. History says that rum has […]

May 19, 2020

From Bulk Wine & Spirits we’ve always set ourselves the goal to offer the best bulk spirits selection to all our national and international clients. Don’t miss the opportunity to enjoy our current offer of bourbon from different origins and ageing, with high quality and competitive prices (subject to availability). The increase with the Bourbon […]

January 30, 2020

Broadly speaking, whiskey is an alcoholic beverage that is obtained by the distillation of fermented malt (any germinated grain, mainly barley or rye, which has subsequently dried) which is acquired from a process called “malting.” The first legal record of this distillate dates back to the 17th century, although there are even older references in […]

October 8, 2019

Bourbon industry has experienced huge growth over the past decade. As time goes by, there are more and more producers of this product, so we have a wide range of ages and prices. But… how is it made? Whether you are just getting into bourbon or an expert on the matter, we can all use […]

September 19, 2019

It seems that the last decade has suffered a shortage on Bourbon production. But don’t panic since there are producers that are still manufacturing it! First of all, let’s tackle the problem of producing whiskey. As a consequence of the aging process, the estimation of the cases of whiskey the distiller needs to produce, is […]

June 18, 2018

Madrid has been once again the epicenter of the biggest event dedicated to rum. The International Rum Congress is an event marked on the calendar by professionals in the world of bulk spirits, where the greatest exponents of the sector attend. From May 29 to May 31, 2018, this event brings the greatest rum masters. […]

March 7, 2018

The International Bulk Wine and Spirits Show (IBWSS) is an annual fair and conference, which was held the previous 26th and 27th of February; this year taking place for the first time in London, since traditionally this event has been held in the city of San Francisco (California). The establishment where it took place was […]

August 22, 2017

The 19th edition of Vinexpo took place in Bordeaux during the days 18th to 21st of June. Vinexpo is an international fair of wines and spirits that is held every odd year and acts as a showcase of these products to the whole world, as more than 150 countries from  5 continents participate in the fair. The key of Vinexpo’s success is […]

June 8, 2017

Madrid, the international rum center From May 29th to June 1st had place the International Rum Conference. For the fifth consecutive year, Madrid gathered this important event where there were keynote speeches during the first two days and a rum show, where rums from all over the world can be tasted, during the last two days.   […]

May 17, 2017

Most of our readers have surely heard of rums or brandies aged with the solera system, but how does it work? Well, this Method was used mostly in Spain to age brandy and wine. Nowadays it is quite common to find rums aged with this system. To be able to explain accurately how this process is done, we […]