Yolo Rum Awarded Gold and Bronze at 2018 New York World Wine & Spirits Competition

2019 New York World Wine Spirits Competition Awards Yolo Rum

Yolo Rum Gold won another gold medal at the 2018 New York World Wine and Spirits Competition while Yolo Rum Silver received a bronze medal. The New York World Wine and Spirits Competition, San Francisco International Wine Competition and the San Francisco World Spirits Competition are considered the “Triple Crown” of contests of their kind.

The event marks the first time that NYWSC fell under the umbrella of The Tasting Alliance. The new group was formed when Anthony Dias Blue’s respected San Francisco World Spirits Competition (SFWSC) and San Francisco International Wine Competition (SFIWC) acquired full ownership of the NYWSC.

Yolo Rum Trademark Issued After a 5-and-a-Half-Year Process

The Yolo Rum Trademark adds to the growing collection of intellectual property.

Yolo Rum Logo

The United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued the Yolo Rum trademark, 5 1/2 years after it was filed in December 2012. Sounding like a true entrepreneur, Yolo Rum founder Philip Guerin confidently states, “Our Yolo Rum trademark was worth the fight, it is an incredible piece of IP (intellectual property), to add to our collection. We have the premier, rapidly emerging brand in the market and the best rum, too.”

News of the trademark, follows in line with a very noteworthy and ambitious agenda, which includes; major distribution expansion, and a crowdfunding campaign on Wefunder.

“We want to be the first major spirit brand that is ‘Democracy Powered’. Invest your money, and more importantly your talent, to our movement!” Guerin boldly says.

Follow the link to read more about the Yolo Rum Trademark issuance.

Yolo Rum Silver is Awarded Silver Medal at 2018 Spirits Tasting Competition at 75th Annual WSWA

No stranger to industry expositions and competitions, Yolo Rum has received a number of accolades from some of the most prestigious international spirits competitions in the world. Fresh off of stellar finishes at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition, which saw Yolo Rum Gold add another Double Gold Medal and Yolo Rum Silver add a Bronze Medal. Now Yolo Rum Silver adds another medal to the trophy case.  This past May 2nd at the Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA) 75th Annual Convention and Exposition, Yolo Rum Silver was honored to have won a Silver Medal in the 2018 Spirits Tasting Competition held at the Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The 2018 WSWA Spirits Tasting Competition was judged by independent industry experts organized by The Tasting Panel Magazine, The Somm Journal, and The Clever Root. Tony Abou-Ganim of The Modern Mixologist, serves as Competition Executive Director and Emcee. WSWA is the trade association representing United States wine and spirits wholesalers. Its mission is to further the interests of its members through representation before Congress, courts, regulatory bodies, executive agencies and more. WSWA also provides lobbying at the state and federal level, public affairs initiatives, and networking opportunities for its membership.
Click here for the full results of the 2018 Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA) 74th Annual Convention and Exposition Spirits Tasting Competition.

Yolo Rum Takes Home Silver and Bronze Medals at 2017 Global Spirit Awards

Winning medals is becoming a habit for Yolo Rum.  Most recently at the inaugural Global Spirit Awards held on August 16–18 at the Tropicana Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Yolo Rum was proud to walk away with a silver medal for Yolo Rum Gold, and a bronze medal for Yolo Rum Silver, amongst nearly 300 entries from 5 continents and 25 of the United States.  The winners were announced in the Sept. issue of Food & Beverage Magazine.  Here are the full results of the 2017 Global Spirit Awards.
Yolo Rum Medals at Global Spirit Awards
Follow the link to read more about Yolo Rum’s award winning performance at the Global Spirit Awards in Las Vegas, the fourth industry competition this year in which Yolo Rum has won medals.