RUM AND CHOCOLATE CARTAGENA DE INDIAS – COLOMBIA

talking rum since 2022

the experience

What you will do

During our immersive rum and chocolate experience, you’ll journey through the fascinating history and origin of rum, sugar cane, and cacao in the Americas. Our expert guide will lead you through a short story of how these plants ended up in the Americas, and how they are expertly combined to create some of the world’s most delicious and acclaimed spirits.

RUMS

You’ll have the opportunity to taste 8 different rums and local distilled spirits, each with its own unique flavor profile, and expertly paired with Colombian chocolate. Our guide will share their knowledge and expertise as you sip and savor each combination, providing insights into the way that the flavors complement and enhance each other.

CHOCOLATE

After you’ve sampled the full range of rums and chocolates, you’ll get to put your newfound knowledge to the test by creating your own rum-based cocktail. 

THE VIEW

And whether you choose to enjoy your cocktail at our studio or on the stunning terrace of our Caffé Lunático, you’ll be treated to spectacular views of San Felipe’s castle and la Popa, creating an unforgettable sensory experience.

Wrapping it up

HISTORY
Join a captivating journey with us as we delve beyond the mere act of tasting rums. Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of history, tracing the origins of rum, sugar cane, and cacao in the Americas. Join us in exploring the intricacies of rum production worldwide, unraveling the distinct characteristics that distinguish it across various countries. Our discussions transcend the glass, encompassing the past, present, and future of rum, engaging in a broader conversation that delves into its global production, regional nuances, and the evolving landscape of this esteemed spirit.
RUMS & CHOCOLATE
Taste 8 different rums and local distilled spirits, each with its own unique flavor profile, expertly paired with Colombian chocolate, while gaining insights into how the flavors complement and enhance each other.
Cocktail
Get ready to set sail on a taste adventure with our special, easy, and refreshing historical cocktail inspired by the legendary Grog.
THE VIEW
Enjoy your cocktail at our studio or on the stunning terrace of our Caffé Lunático while taking in spectacular views of San Felipe's castle and la Popa, creating an unforgettable sensory experience.
WHEN & PRICING
Every day from Monday to Saturday at 8.15pm. COP 279.000 per person. Different hours are available prior agreement.
Available in French, German, Italian, Spanish and English.

Book your rum and chocolate experience today and discover the rich history and diverse flavors

COP 280'000.-

Price per person. Different hours are available prior agreement.
Zanoni ContrerasZanoni Contreras
16:27 06 Sep 23
Dylan KesslerDylan Kessler
01:06 22 Aug 23
Etienne JuneauEtienne Juneau
15:22 01 Jul 23
Amazing experience. I come back and bring friends.
DORIAN GENTERDORIAN GENTER
19:20 16 Jun 23
We had a great time! Very professional and friendly Renato was on top! I recommend this activity! 🥃 🍫
Daniel RamosDaniel Ramos
02:58 03 Jun 23
Great presentation! Good atmosphere. Renato is very knowledgeable about rum and provides a great details about the rums and chocolate!
Fatmata SankohFatmata Sankoh
04:29 19 May 23
Thought I knew about rum until I did this tasting. Learned so much from Renato's wealth of information and storytelling. The rums got better with each tasting but the second one was my favorite. The chocolates paired well with the rums and my tastebuds. I could not stop eating. I loved the intimate setting and small group. It was my brother's birthday and Renato and his team made it extra special by preparing a slice of delicious cheesecake with candle to help me celebrate his birthday. We met a lot of cool people (all from the US like us). Definitely would recommend to my clients and friends!
Yogi the ShooterYogi the Shooter
02:07 18 May 23
Top notch experience. Renato is the best. He’s super knowledgeable about Rum, he has a great passion for it and each rum tastes perfect with its pairing. We had a late afternoon tasting and are still on a high from it into the night.He also knows so much about the hot spots in the city. My girlfriend and I are very pleased with our ticket purchase.
Sophie FellmerSophie Fellmer
01:10 16 Mar 23
My boyfriend and I did a rum and chocolate tasting with Renato and loved it!! It was a unique experience which was definitely our highlight in Cartagena!We tasted different Colombian rums and were impressed by the variety. The chocolates were delicious and a perfect addition to the rum!Renato was a wonderful host with a profound knowledge, through which he could answer all of our questions and led us through the tasting experience. We would definitely recommend this tasting to anyone who likes rum or is just curious about it - a perfect evening, prepared with all love and detail!
Mitchell FlyMitchell Fly
03:43 07 Dec 22
This is an absolutely incredible experience to be a part of. You get to sample a wide variety of Colombian rums that the creator (Renalto) has personally selected, paired with some phenomenal Colombian chocolates. The experience is very casual, while still knowing that you’re dealing with an expert. For gaining an understanding of Colombian rum, the history, the geography, and the flavor behind it, you can’t get a better experience.
Abigail YearyAbigail Yeary
03:42 07 Dec 22
This experience was amazing! Renato was so knowledgeable about each rum and made the experience so unique and educational. The view from the restaurant is incredible and the chocolate and rum was delicious. Best experience in Cartagena!
Chuck GChuck G
19:56 29 Sep 22
Simply incredible. As a whiskey drinker, I always thought rum was something only to use as a mixer in a daiquiri. NO MORE! The rums I tried were incredible. I'm so glad I took this tasting class. Great rums, great people, great time 🙂
Way YuhlWay Yuhl
15:14 03 Sep 22
We loved rum and chocolate! This is one of our favorite experiences anywhere in the world. We learned a lot about rum we learned a lot about chocolate. The rum was excellent the chocolate was excellent and a host was fantastic. He was knowledgeable, he was fun, he was professional, he felt like a good friend
Amy TodorovaAmy Todorova
14:58 03 Sep 22
This was a great experience in Cartagena. It was well set-up and everything we tasted was great. Renato was amazing -- he was very knowledgeable about everything he was speaking about. He also was extremely responsive to messages that we sent ahead of time when we had questions about switching times. My husband was sick and we were afraid we wouldn't make it and he worked with us to come up with other solutions in case we had to miss the activity. But luckily we were able to go and we are so happy we made it!
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In order to guarantee the best experience possible and the proper organization of our classes, we accept only reservations made at least 24 hours prior to the chosen date. We may contact you if needed. Cancellations: Customers who cancel at least 48 hours in advance will be entitled to reschedule their class, convert their reservation to a gift card with no expiration date, or receive a full refund. Cancellations made within 48 hours of your scheduled start time are entitled to change your class date or convert your reservation to a gift card with no expiration date. In case of non-attendance of the participant(s) without prior cancellation notice, no refunds or class rescheduling apply.
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