Top 10 richest Brits in drinks: 2017

This weekend The Sunday Times Rich List revealed the wealthiest people currently based in the UK. Here, we count down those that have made their fortune from the drinks industry.

The 1,000 strong list features the 130 billionaires living in the UK, and the many more millionaires, among a number of individuals and families with interests in the beer, wine and spirits industries.

We have sifted through the list to determine the top 10 wealthiest people in the UK that owe some or all of their fortune to the drinks trade, along with several honourable mentions of individuals that may not have made the top 10, but play a key role in the industry.

Click through to find out the biggest British players in the wine, beer and spirits industries.

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