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Saturday 4 July 2015

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Top 10 richest UK drinks barons

20th May, 2014 by Lauren Eads

The UK is home to a bevy of millionaires, and billionaires, who have made their wealth from the drinks trade, as the recently published Sunday Times Rich List 2014 proves.

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Giants of the international brewing, distilling and wine business appeared alongside other titans of UK industry in a list which saw brother Sri and Gopi Hinduja named the richest residents in the UK having amassed a fortune of £11.9billion from investment within industry and finance.

Those listed with an interest in the drinks industry include the Perrodo family and Silvio Denz with the top 10 holding a combined wealth of nearly £18 billion.

Scroll through to see who made the top 10 UK drinks rich list…

For a list of the world’s richest booze billionaires click here.

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