We are a proud spirts producing nation – spirits producers support hundreds of thousands of jobs, attract thousands of tourists year on year and generate significant growth

Key Facts

The UK Spirits industry is worth more than


a year in sales

UK spirits are responsible
for more than


a year in exports

UK spirits represent more than


of UK food and
drink exports

There are now


across the UK



The number of distilleries has more than doubled

The spirits industry
has invested more than


in the UK over the last five years

This contribution to the economy requires ongoing backing from government through a stable and consistent tax regime. The UK Spirits Alliance is campaigning for a fairer duty regime in the upcoming Budget.

We are also committed to working with Ministers to ensure our beloved national drinks are not penalised through unfair tariffs.