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Ian Burrell

Ian Burrell—also known as the Global Rum Ambassador—was voted the tenth most influential person in the World Drinks industry by Drinks International in 2020. He shares his infectious passion for rum and cocktails with the public the world over through masterclasses, seminars, speeches, and festivals. In 2007, Ian created RumFest, the world’s first international rum festival, and in 2014, he broke the Guinness World Record for the largest organized rum tasting. Ian works with brands worldwide, and in 2018, he won International Brand Ambassador of the year at the Spirited Awards. He is the current rum and cocktail specialist on Channel 4’s Sunday Brunch.