KINGSTON, Jamaica — Gas prices will increase by $2.36 effective tomorrow, June 20.
87-octane gasoline will cost $112.17 per litre and 90-octane $113.83 per litre.
Automotive diesel will also increase by $2.50, selling at $112.52 per litre while the new product, low sulphur diesel, will cost $123.35 per litre.
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Mionetto Prosecco and Colores Del Sol Malbec wines were on everyone's lips at CRU Wine Bar and Kitchen last Tuesday. The happening spot, upstairs the CPJ Market, was the backdrop for a wine-tasting evening co-hosted by Caribbean Producers Jamaica executive India Crotty and Phillip Jarell, sales and business development director at World Equity Brand Builders (WEBB).
Happy with his company's now one-year partnership, Jarrell told Thursday Life, "CPJ is now going to be the preeminent wine importer and wholesaler for Jamaica and we are very proud to partner with them on wines from Australia, California and Italy."
As we talked between the wine pairings of Prosecco and Malbec with parmesan chicken skewers and grilled lamb, Jarrell had high praises for the cadre of staffers he interacts with.
"CPJ has really developed a fine, young team of Jamaicans and one Antiguan to bring a greater wine culture to Jamaica," he noted. "We are really happy that they developed a culinary breeding ground here in the heart of Kingston, and we see this snowballing into another phase of young Jamaican chefs and sommeliers."
CPJ has a portfolio of 15 wine selections it distributes through its partnership with WEBB. (Photos: Lionel Rookwood)
Crotty (left) and Raihn
Sibblies joined Phillip
Jarell, sales and
at World Equity Brand
Builders, for a fun
toast to the Mionetto
brand at CRU.
Enjoying a night out at CRU were
(from left) South East Regional
Health Authority (SERHA)
Chairman Tanny Shirley and
SERHA regional directors Mark
Martin and Donald Farquharson.
Breaking from sips from Mionetto Prosecco and Colores Del Sol Malbec to greet our lens at CRU last Tuesday were (from left) Melanie
Levy, Kristina Broderick, Ramel Chay, Danielle Wilson and Vanessa Stockhausen.
Out at CRU Wine Bar & Kitchen for the Mionetto tasting were
(from left) Terry Shoucair, Tara Shoucair, Sarah Willers and
Jason Sharp (left), director at Coffee Traders shared
company at the bar with Marley Coffee chief executive
officer Balram Vaswani (centre) and United Statesbased
Marley Coffee distributor Chip Langdon.
Security consultant Donny Kong (left) discusses the taste
of the Colores Del Sol Malbec with Captain Noel Lewis and
his girlfriend Emma Subratie, CPJ executive assistant.
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