Top 10 richest Brits in drinks 2018

2. Carrie and Francois Perrodo and family

Francois Perrodo

Position 2018: 22

Position 2017: 20

Worth: £5.56 billion

Rise/fall: +£380m

Sources: Oil, Gas, Wine

The majority of London-based Perrodo families fortunes comes from their interests in the oil and gas industry, with operations in 13 countries producing 450,000 barrels of oil a day.

Since 2006, the family’s business has been managed by Carrie Perrodo, 65, and her eldest son François, 40, after her husband died in an alpine hiking accident.

The family also has an interest in the wine business, with Perrodo’s daughter, Nathalie Perrodo-Samani, in charge of Château Labégorce in Margaux.

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