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Old 05-20-2008, 08:47 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by Edward Hamilton View Post
Quite honestly, if there is any arrogance among French distillers it is directed at other French distillers, most don't care about the rest of the world's rum.
Years ago when I was travelling through the wine and spirit producing countries of western Europe I found much the same thing in every country.

If one mentioned a product from a neighbouring region it was usually met with a tirade of four letter words. If one mentioned a product from outside the country is was met with laughter as one was being shown the door.
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