Top 10 richest Brits in drinks 2018

4. Glenn Gordon and family

Fifth-generation Kirsten Grant Meikle

Position 2018: 55

Position 2017: 50

Worth: £2.57 billion

Rise/fall: +£202m

Sources: Spirits

William Grant & Sons was founded by the Grant Gordon family in 1887 and has grown to become one of the leading players in the international spirits trade.

The business produces some of the world’s leading brands of Scotch whisky, including Glenfiddich, The Balvenie and Grant’s. In addition, it also produces Irish whiskey Tullamore D.E.W  and recently acquired the Drambuie liqueur brand.

 

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