Hello.

Welcome to Burlington Drinks. We are a leading independent UK Drinks company located just outside London.

Our range consists of artisan scotch whisky, gin and vodka in addition to a house range of spirits covering all categories to suit every need of our customers.

We pride ourselves on delivering products of the highest
quality with a personal service to all our partners around the world.

Our team

James Macdonald -Business Manager
Where did you work prior to joining Burlington Drinks?

Ab InBev where I worked in both on-trade and off-trade sales with beer brands such as Stella Artois and Becks.

What do you enjoy most about working at Burlington Drinks?

Working in the drinks industry is a lot of fun, often challenging yet never boring! I enjoy travelling to meet with customers, I love to learn about new cultures and people. Doing business around the world is usually quite an experience and always interesting!

What is your favourite drink?

I am a particular fan of a neat single malt.

What has been your favourite holiday?

In 2012 I took a trip to Thailand, I enjoyed visiting the temples and markets. I also went on a tour of the River Kwai, the scenery and wildlife was fantastic.

What is your favourite film?

The Godfather parts 1 and 2! I like to make offers people can’t refuse!

If you were stranded on a deserted island what one possession would you wish to have with you?

A case of scotch whisky to help pass the time until I was rescued!

Kelly Tighe - Sales Account Manager
Where did you work prior to joining Burlington Drinks?

I worked as a Key Account Manager for a pharmaceutical wholesaler, looking after a number of accounts both in the UK and Internationally.

What do you enjoy most about working at Burlington Drinks?

I love working in a fast-paced environment with a wonderful and friendly team as there is never a dull moment!

What is your favourite drink?

Currently a spiced rum and lemonade or ginger beer.

What has been your favourite holiday?

A surprise trip to Paris.

What is your favourite film?

Difficult to choose, one of my favourites would be Amelie.

If you were stranded on a deserted island what one possession would you wish to have with you?

My entire book collection, to keep my sanity!

Belinda Sizer - Customer Account Executive
Where did you work prior to joining Burlington Drinks?

I worked as a Customer Service Administrator for a manufacturer of Geosynthetics.

What do you enjoy most about working at Burlington Drinks?

I enjoy working with a friendly and supportive team.

What is your favourite drink?

Currently a lovely red wine called Jammy Red Roo

What has been your favourite holiday?

Austria, without doubt, is the most beautiful place I have visited so far.

What is your favourite film?

Avatar!

If you were stranded on a deserted island what one possession would you wish to have with you?

My little dog.

Chris Lipscomb - Operations Director
Where did you work prior to joining Burlington Drinks?

Prior to working at Burlington I was the Transport Operations Manager for Walkers Snack Foods. I have worked in the food manufacturing sector for the past 20 years in a variety of large blue chip FMCG business as well as small family owned SME’s

What do you enjoy most about working at Burlington Drinks?

Without a doubt, the people, their passion and desire to please. They enjoy nothing more than making a product that delights the customer as well as the consumer.

What is your favourite drink?

A large gin and tonic with plenty of ice and a slice of lemon in a tall glass – there is nothing more refreshing!

What has been your favourite holiday?

Skiing with the family – broadly anywhere in the world but Banff in Canada is still my favourite area.

What is your favourite film?

Tough question – The Green Mile, The Shawshank Redemption but you have to get out of bed early to beat Top Gun.

If you were stranded on a deserted island what one possession would you wish to have with you?

Again tough question – as an ex-soldier there are great deal of practical things I would want to have with me – a good knife being the most important but a rugby ball would be a close second.

Jade Wheeler -Customer Account Executive
Where did you work prior to joining Burlington Drinks?

I worked as a Sales Administrator for an animal feed manufacturer

What do you enjoy most about working at Burlington Drinks?

I enjoy working with the customers and with a friendly team

What is your favourite drink?

My favourite drink is a vodka and Coke

What has been your favourite holiday?

When I was younger I went to St Lucia in the Caribbean for two weeks, it was amazing! I have always wanted to go back

What is your favourite film?

I love a good horror film. My most recent favourite is The Conjouring 2

If you were stranded on a deserted island what one possession would you wish to have with you?

I would want to have a really good book, so I could forget that I am stranded

Wayne Bonadie - Quality Manager
Where did you work prior to joining Burlington Drinks?

I was at Dairy Crest for 3 years and prior to that I worked at Molson Coors.

What do you enjoy most about working at Burlington Drinks?

Spending my work days with enthusiastic, dedicated work colleagues creating superb, top notch spirit drinks.

What is your favourite drink?

A highly-flavoured, sweet, citrus liqueur.

What has been your favourite holiday?

California coast drive holiday ending in Hollywood, L.A. Did not see any stars though.

What is your favourite film?

Terminator Genisys (although it is not finished and I have not seen it, but I know it will be amazing).

If you were stranded on a deserted island what one possession would you wish to have with you?

A laptop (and wifi connection) or a James Bond type jet pack or an inflatable dinghy.