The UK’s richest spirits tycoons

14th May, 2019 by Nicola Carruthers

From Casamigos Tequila founder George Clooney to the family behind Glenfiddich Scotch whisky, we present the richest people in the UK spirits industry according to The Sunday Times Rich List 2019.


George Clooney’s Casamigos Tequila has earned the actor a spot on our list of richest spirits barons

Last weekend, The Sunday Times revealed its 2019 Rich List, which charts the rise and fall of the country’s wealthiest individuals.

While the Grant-Gordon family remains dominant, others saw their fortunes grow including actor George Clooney who sold his Casamigos Tequila brand to drinks giant Diageo in 2017.

The UK drinks industry is full of multi-millionaires and billionaires blazing a trail of success – but who are the wealthiest spirits barons in 2019?

Click through the following pages for more information on the wealthiest families and individuals in the UK spirits industry.

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