Alex Turner Joins Burleighs Gin Distillers 

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Ex-IPB and Bacardi man joins 45 West Distillers as commercial director

BarLifeUK News - Alex Turner Joins Burleighs Gin Distillers More distinguished BarLifeUK readers will remember Alex Turner as one of the main men at IPB during the Pineapple Martini years. More recently, he ran Bacardi’s Training Team and worked with Enotria Coe.

45 West Distillers, makers of Burleighs Gin, have announced that Alex will be joining them as commercial director, working alongside master distiller Jamie Baxter on the Burleighs lineup of Signature, Export Strength and Distiller’s Cut gins.

Phil Burley, Director of 45 West Distiller’s commented:

Alex is the ideal person to take Burleighs Gin onto the next level. As we grow, Alex’s industry experience and insight will be invaluable helping us achieve our aim of introducing more people to gin through the Burleighs range.”

You can contact 45 West Distillers for more information here:




Andy Ives has over 10 years hospitality publishing to his name and has written for trade magazines such as CLASS and Theme. Most recently he worked as editor of Industry magazine (the Australian version of Theme), bars editor of Australian Bartender magazine, and launched (with Simon), which is now Australia’s leading bar industry website.