THE RICHLAND JOURNAL NOVEMBER NEWSLETTER

Each of our five rum expressions are fantastic spirits with unique and agile flavor profiles that make them delicious year round, but there is something about the Autumn season that brings these expressions alive even more. The dry and cool air seems to.

CASK PEDIGREE TRACER REVIEW FROM: "JH" BARREL: "023"

I just received my bottle of rum and I have to say it is the best sipping rum I have tried. I love the complex flavors it brings, a nice taste of caramel and oak. This rum is extra smooth and great for special occasions (like Friday). It is a hit with me.a

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A Day In The RRum Life

In the land of the new normal, the days are often filled with a template of video calls, emails, odd hobbies, house projects and other general monotonies. Yesterday, I myself was stricken by a particularly bothersome bit of boredom and decided that the only cure would be a steady dose of rum, Richland Rum. Luckily, [...]

Richland Rum Announces RR20

To celebrate Richland Rum’s 20th Anniversary, Richland Distilling Company, LLC – which has produced Single Estate Old South Georgia Rum since 1999 – has used the entirety of 2019 to select the five best and most distinguished barrels of its large, aging Rum inventory. In January of 2020, the selected barrels were bottled. Consensus between [...]

A Fellow Georgian, A Fellow Farmer, A True Friend

How A Walk At The Farm Lead To The “Presidential Reserve Commemorative Selection” In 1999, not long after Erik and Karin had planted their first stalks of sugarcane that was to become Richland Rum, they received a special guest to their farm. Their visitor walked with a steady and stoic stride as he gazed across [...]

The Sustainability of Richland Rum

Richland Rum was born on the farm at Richland Estate in 1999 when the first stalks of sugarcane were planted in the sandy, nutrient dense soil. At first, only a small parcel of land was cultivated, but that humble beginning has now evolved into the substantial agricultural venture of growing sugarcane for the sole purpose [...]

The Revitalization of Small-Town America

Water Towers, Rum, and the Revitalization of Small-Town America Water towers dot the landscape all across the USA; from South Georgia to the Midwestern Plains all the way to the Pacific Coast. These eye-catching structures stand as symbols of small-town America, evoking nostalgic thoughts of holiday bbq’s, backyard baseball games, and quaint corner stores. Many [...]

Rum's Revitalizing Spirit

Rum's Revitalizing Spirit: The Story of Sangar Rum Opportunity is often revealed by seeing ways in which old and proven techniques can be applied in new formats, variations, or places. When Mike Sehzue made his first trip to his father’s home country of Liberia and the village of Sangarplay, he had no intentions other than [...]

November Newsletter

Does the beautiful amber color of our aged rum expressions mean that they are perfect for Fall? Absolutely. Each of our five rum expressions are fantastic spirits with unique and agile flavor profiles that make them delicious year round, but there is something about the Autumn season that brings these expressions alive even more. The [...]

February Newsletter

Greetings From Richland Rum! 2020 is off to a fast start here at Richland Rum! In January, Erik and Karin were guests at the Georgia State Capital accepting a lifetime achievement award on behalf of Richland Rum for the company’s impact on rural economic development in the state of Georgia. In early February, our brand [...]

It's All About Time

Richland Rum Receives GA House of Representatives Award for Economic Development in Rural Georgia

During the third full session of 2020, the Georgia House of Representatives adopted Resolution 868, 'recognizing and commending' Erik Vonk and Karin Vonk, owners of the Richland Distilling Company, for their significant contributions to the economic development of rural Georgia. The resolution was authored by Representative Gerald Greene (R- Cuthbert) and sponsored by Speaker David [...]