The Agenda - 25 February 2020

Industry Enrichment Conference & SA Rum Jury Awards

Exploration and Tasting of Rums from South Africa and around the World. 

08:30-9:30 Coffee and Accreditations

09:30-09:40 Introduction South African RUM JURY and Industry Enrichment Conference – Andrew Kiloh – The RumBro

09:40 – 10:00  Rum Classifications   – Towards a new and more descriptive system – The RumBro

10:00-10:45  “South African Rum Market: Laws, Facts, Numbers – Sibonelo Njoko DAFF

10:45-11:00   Tea 15 mins

11:00– 11.45   The Largest Rum Company in the world that you don’t know about – Hein E&A Scheer

11:45– 12:30  “Threats and Opportunities to Craft Distillers.” – Hendre Barnard SACDI and Real Craft Certification

12:30-13:15  “Yeast Diversity and Congener Production ” and/or “Nutritional management in the fermentation process to optimize the organoleptic profile of distillates”   Jonathan Miles – Lallemand

13:15-14:00   Lunch 45 mins

14:00-14:45  Growing Cane, Fermentation and Distillation of Single Estate Single Sugarcane Rum – (Cane to Colon) Sugar Baron

14:45 15:30  “Evolution of Rum – What is Rum Agricole and AOC”  Jacques Botha

15:30-16:15  “Deconstructing the Solera Method”  – Carrie Adams

16:15-16:30  Tea 15 mins

16:30-17:15  “Cocktails and Rum”  Julian Short

17:15-18:00 “Training the next crop of Mixologists/Liquid Chefs/Bar peeps”   Stephanie Millward

18:00  South African RUM JURY Awards Presentation. Closing comments – Industry Enrichment Seminars – Andrew Kiloh – The RumBro

SA Rum Jury  Networking Opportunity

Flairing/Cocktail Competition  Stephanie, Mia, Peter, Keegan, Lionel et al