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RumXP: Wayne Curtis

Wayne Curtis is a luminary in the category of rum.

He is the author of And a Bottle of Rum: A History of the New World in 10 Cocktails.

He enjoys researching, writing about and talking about rum and has hosted rum tastings, signings, and talks at book shops, historical societies, and distilling conferences around the country.

Wayne is an award-winning contributor to numerous national magazines, including the New York Times, Atlantic Monthly, Preservation, American Heritage, Savuer, American Scholar, Canadian Geographic, Islands, Down East, Travel+Leisure, and Yankee. Wayne has also been featured on This American Life radio broadcast on National Public Radio.

Wayne is a respected judge in international rum competitions.

New Orleans, Lousiana

author: And a Bottle of Rum: A History of the New World in 10 Cocktails