World’s richest booze billionaires19th March, 2014 by Lauren Eads
The drinks industry is home to a number of billionaires with wealth that most could only dream of. Here we count down the world’s top 12 richest drinks savvy billionaires.
Every year Forbes publishes its rich list, which invariably includes the likes of Bill Gates, Warren Buffet and Facebook entrepreneur Mark Zuckerberg, whose members together boast a staggering aggregate wealth of $6.4 trillion.
But which drinks trade professionals are mixing with the best of the billionaires?
While a number of billionaires with interests in the wine and spirits industry make a brief appearance in the top 12, it is those from the world of beer which dominate.
As collated by Forbes, here are the world’s top 12 richest drinks industry professionals.
Scroll through to see who makes the cut…