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Ian Burrell

Self-described 'Rum Ambassador' Ian Burrell is widely regarded as one of the world's leading experts on cane spirits. When he's not travelling the world unearthing new distilleries, he can be found managing the riotous rum shack Cottons in North London. He's also founder of Rumfest, the world's biggest rum festival, which takes place every autumn in London.

On the rum

World's Best Cocktail Competition?

04-03-2014 | Category: Cocktails Competitions Rum & Cachaca

What do you think is the world's best cocktail competition ? Or what would inspire you to enter one ? » More

On the rum

10 Reasons why you should read this !!! *

31-01-2014 | Category: Opinions Spirits & Cocktails Service

After reading a recent article titled " TOP 10 FEMALE BARTENDERS ", I realised that I am "Top 10 a-holic." » More

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Rum Crying Wolf !!!

23-04-2013 | Category: Rum & Cachaca South America News

Many people thought that this was anther of my famous April Fools jokes. After Vodkafest & Gannibal, the rum flavoured vodka had duped thousands of people worldwide, no wonder that many people thought that the idea of me venturing down to Antarctica to promote rum was one joke too many.  » More

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Rum is Fun and Champagne is on the wane according to British shoppers.

14-03-2013 | Category: Rum & Cachaca Champagne Sparkling England News

According to The Office for National Statistics, which bases its monthly calculation of inflation on 700 goods and services throughout Great Britain, Rum is Fun and Champagne is on the wane » More

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Campari sprints to grab Jamaican gold !!!

03-09-2012 | Category: Rum & Cachaca News Italy

In the year of the Olympics it seems fitting that the Italian spirits company, The Campari Group, won gold by winning the race to the Jamaica gold 1st prize called Appleton Rum. » More

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My Trojan Horse to Vodka !!!

01-04-2012 | Category: Vodka Rum & Cachaca Business USA England News Russia

Let’s get one thing straight. I DON’T HATE ALL VODKAS » More

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The Holy Grail of the Far East !!!

27-01-2012 | Category: Opinions Rum & Cachaca Asia News

If you were a Luxury brand owner and there was one country in world that you could wish your brand to be successful in, which country would you choose ?   » More

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World Class Global Finals...A rum ambassadors view ! Day 0

11-07-2011 | Category: Cocktails Competitions Events Rum & Cachaca People India

Reserve brands are always looking to "raise the bar", when it comes to cocktails, competitions and spiritual events. Here is an insight into one of the world's premiere cocktail competition » More

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VODKAFEST !!!

13-04-2011 | Category: Opinions Vodka Rum & Cachaca USA England News Russia

On Friday April 1st April 2011, a momentous event was announced but caused a rippling effect within the spirits industry. » More

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