The Shout Magazine (New Zealand)

Enter your rum now in The Rumbles! New Zealand Rum Awards 2023

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It’s about time Rum distillers were celebrated! The Rumbles were created with the primary objective to grow the rum category and celebrate the best worldwide rum on offer in the New Zealand Retail market.

This is an opportunity to showcase your brand, increase awareness to consumers and a chance to promote an awarded brand in New Zealand.

The Categories for The Rumbles, New Zealand Rum Awards 2023 are:

  • White Rum
  • Aged Rum 1-4 years
  • Aged Rum 5+ years
  • Overproof Rum 50%
  • Other Rums (botanical, flavoured or otherwise contemporary)
  • Rum Liqueurs

To find out more including category definitions and about the judging panel, visit

Entries open 1st September 2023 and will close on 2nd October 2023.

To submit your rum please follow this link:

Entry fees – one Rum submission is $65.00 plus GST. Two or more Rums is $55.00 per Rum plus GST.

Judging will take place 9th & 10th of October with awards taking place in early November.

As the Principal Sponsor of the awards, Super Liquor is committed to the growth of the category and are offering the winners extensive marketing promotion opportunities.

We hope you’ll consider submitting your rum! For more information please get in touch.