Top 10 best-selling spirits brands

There were few changes among the world’s biggest-selling spirits, however one newcomer stormed in with impressive volume growth. Here, we name the brands that sold the most cases in 2019.

Total spirits volumes were flat, slipping slightly by 0.4% in 2019, according to figures from Euromonitor.

Indian whisky was a dominant force on our list of the world’s biggest-selling spirits, occupying four spots on our rundown. There was also a newcomer to the top 10, a ready-to-drink brand that posted a near-300% growth increase during the last year.

The majority of the brands on our list were in growth in 2019, apart from three. The world’s biggest‐selling brandy, Emperador, did not supply figures for this year’s Brand Champions report, after selling 25.3m cases in 2018.

Following our recently published Brand Champions 2020 report – an analysis of the spirits brands selling more than one-million cases annually – we run through the world’s best-selling spirits brands on the market today.

Read on over the following pages to discover the 10 best-selling spirits brands in the world according to their nine-litre case sales per calendar year.

Data is listed to one decimal place for ease of reading, but the percentage changes are based on the full data supplied to The Brand Champions 2020.