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Published:Wednesday | January 22, 2020 | 12:00 AM
Sisters Angelie Martin-Spencer (left), principal of Angelie Spence Home, and Arlene Martin, designer, drennaLUNA, are out in style at the recent launch of the Jamaica Rum Festival.
Newly-wed Tasmin Pragnell celebrates pure bliss with her spirit of choice at the festive launch.
Jean-Philippe Beyer, managing director of J. Wray and Nephew Limited, attended the launch of the Jamaica Rum Festival in the company of his lovely wife, Claudia Beyer.
Lauren Mahfood, brand manager, Tru-Juice, shares lens time with the director of Jamaica Rum Festival and CEO of Mystique Integrated, Valón Thorpe.
From left: Elena Lynch, CEO of Kaleidoscope Consulting, Claudia Beyer, and Thalia Lyn, founder and CEO of Island Grill, pause their mingling to sport their radiant smiles.
From left : Martha Miller, CFO of National Rums of Jamaica; Dr Carey Wallace, executive director of the Tourism Enhancement Fund; Christelle Harris, director, Hampden Estate; Jean-Philippe Beyer, managing director, J. Wray and Nephew Limited; Marsha Lumley, marketing director, J Wray and Nephew Limited; Appleton Estate Jamaica Rum’s master blender, Joy Spence; and Gordon Clarke, director, Worthy Park Estate, pose for a photo.
Scott Roman, funeral director of Roman’s funeral home and fiancé Tracey Stewart share in a moment during the launch of the Jamaica Rum Festival.
Clement “Jimmy” Lawrence (left) chairman of J Wray and Nephew Limited (left) and the Spirits Pool Association Limited and Edmund Bartlett, Minister of Tourism, are in high spirits as they toast to Jamaican Rums.

You’ve asked for it and Jamaica Rum Festival promises to deliver. More rum seminars, an increase in food and spirit offerings, a fabulous artisan market on display, and an entertainment package guaranteed to please. The second staging of the two-day festival was recently launched on the East Lawns of Devon House to a sea of exciting sponsors and responsible rum indulgers. Here are the social highlights.