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Spencer Matthews has revealed he now has the ‘occasional glass of wine’ after going teetotal three years ago. 

The former Made In Chelsea star, 32, – who is the owner of non-alcoholic spirits brand CleanCo – has said he now has a ‘positive relationship with alcohol‘.

Though he never had an alcohol problem, Spencer gave up drinking just before his first child Theodore was born, who he shares with wife Vogue Williams, 35. The couple now have a second child, a daughter, Gigi. 

Balance: Spencer Matthews has revealed he now has the 'occasional glass of wine' after going teetotal three years ago

Balance: Spencer Matthews has revealed he now has the 'occasional glass of wine' after going teetotal three years ago

Balance: Spencer Matthews has revealed he now has the ‘occasional glass of wine’ after going teetotal three years ago

He told The Sun: ‘I was completely teetotal, I abstained for about two and a half years – and I was never against alcohol, I just felt that I needed a good, clean break from drinking.

‘Whether it be Christmas, Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve, a holiday in the sun, I wouldn’t touch it.

‘It was a really interesting time, and at that time I thought, ‘I’m never going to touch alcohol again. Why would I?”

Growing up: The former Made In Chelsea star, 32, - who is the owner of non-alcoholic spirits brand CleanCo - has said he now has a 'positive relationship with alcohol' (picture with wife Vogue Williams)

Growing up: The former Made In Chelsea star, 32, - who is the owner of non-alcoholic spirits brand CleanCo - has said he now has a 'positive relationship with alcohol' (picture with wife Vogue Williams)

Growing up: The former Made In Chelsea star, 32, – who is the owner of non-alcoholic spirits brand CleanCo – has said he now has a ‘positive relationship with alcohol’ (picture with wife Vogue Williams) 

But now he says he ‘will have a very occasional glass of wine or a glass of champagne’ on New Year’s Eve or for other occasions.

He added that he wasn’t a ‘total abstainer’ but does think he now has a ‘really good and positive relationship with alcohol.’

Spencer worked as a city trader before joining the cast of Channel 4’s Made In Chelsea, and says that ‘alcohol was just readily available’ at investment lunches and dinners. 

Change: Though he never had an alcohol problem, Spencer gave up drinking just before his first child Theodore was born, who he shares with wife Vogue Williams, 35. The couple now have a second child, a daughter, Gigi

Change: Though he never had an alcohol problem, Spencer gave up drinking just before his first child Theodore was born, who he shares with wife Vogue Williams, 35. The couple now have a second child, a daughter, Gigi

Change: Though he never had an alcohol problem, Spencer gave up drinking just before his first child Theodore was born, who he shares with wife Vogue Williams, 35. The couple now have a second child, a daughter, Gigi

He then moved to work in nightlife and TV both of which involved socialising and drinking.  

The heartthrob says he started to become very aware of how normal ‘drinking to excess’ had become in his life.

It comes after in January Spencer opened up about his past relationship with alcohol, admitting he felt like he ‘drank quite a lot’.

The star has always been open about his previous battles with booze, and in a candid interview, recalled how he used to drink up to a bottle of wine a night with dinner.

Candid: Discussing his past relationship with alcohol, he explained that he had always had an 'appetite' for going out and socialising, adding that his old job as a city broker saw him drink regularly (pictured in April)

Candid: Discussing his past relationship with alcohol, he explained that he had always had an 'appetite' for going out and socialising, adding that his old job as a city broker saw him drink regularly (pictured in April)

Candid: Discussing his past relationship with alcohol, he explained that he had always had an ‘appetite’ for going out and socialising, adding that his old job as a city broker saw him drink regularly (pictured in April)

Spencer also discussed his recent impressive body transformation, which saw him drop 20lbs in 10-week after feeling he was ”drifting into dad territory’. 

Speaking in an interview with Men’s Health UK, Spencer opened up on his changing habits with alcohol, after making the decision to go sober after marrying wife Vogue in 2018. 

He said: ‘Over the years, I felt like I drank quite a lot, it was holding me back from my full potential. It got to the stage where my glass of wine at night or with my evening meal would turn into half a bottle or a bottle and it was pretty regular.

The TV star added that on occasion he would ‘drink to excess’, but added that it was much more a ‘steady intake’ of alcohol. 

Honest: It comes after in January Spencer opened up about his past relationship with alcohol, admitting he felt like he 'drank quite a lot'

Honest: It comes after in January Spencer opened up about his past relationship with alcohol, admitting he felt like he 'drank quite a lot'

Honest: It comes after in January Spencer opened up about his past relationship with alcohol, admitting he felt like he ‘drank quite a lot’

Source: DailyMail

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