Jamaica has some of the best rum in the world. The Appleton Estate Tour will give you an exclusive tour of an iconic part of Jamaica’s history and rich culture.
The Estate is located in Nassau Valley in the parish of St. Elizabeth, on Jamaica’s South Coast.
Here you will find nestled in the fertile Nassau Valley on either side of the Black River, Jamaica’s oldest and most famous sugar estate dating back to 1655 when the English captured the island from the Spaniards; the Appleton Estate where some of the finest rum the world has ever seen is brewed.
See and experience how it was done in the old days and how it’s done today, learn the secret to Jamaica’s finest rum.
Meet Paz, interact with the friendly staff members and sample the various ingredients that make up this fine Jamaican rum.
Go shopping for your own bottle, but not before you taking advantage of over twelve bottles of prime Appleton Estate made liquors lined out before you for your sampling pleasure.
Upon entering The Appleton Estate you will notice the grounds and buildings are beautiful and well maintained. First, you are taken to the reception area and offered complimentary rum punch – not the kind you get at the resorts, this is the real stuff!
Note: bottling of the rum does not take place on this property.
On this tour you will learn the historic production process of Appleton Estates’ Rums. You will see earlier methods used to remove juice from sugarcane, learn about the distillation process in their 200 year old pot stills and visit one of the Estate’s barrel houses where rums age to excellence. Throughout the tour you get to taste molasses and freshly squeezed sugar cane juice.