Sales of UK gin double in value in five years to hit £2.2 billion

17th September, 2018 by Phoebe French

Sales of UK gin have doubled in value in the past five years with exports and domestic sales totalling £2.2 billion in the year ending 16 June, according to the latest figures from the Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA).

The WSTA’s latest market report reveals that in the year ending 16 June 2018, Brits bought over 60 million bottles of gin worth over £1.6 billion, up 38% on the same period the previous year.

This means that the sales of UK gin at home and abroad has doubled in the last five years, with sales and exports totalling just over £1 billion in 2013.

An additional 14.4 million bottles of gin were bought in the UK, worth £516 million, compared to the same period last year.

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