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New report warns red tape on EU wine imports will cause ‘chaos and price hikes’

A new report from the All Party Parliamentary Group for Wine and Spirits (APPG) warned that the government’s new red tape requirements on imported EU wine after Brexit will push wine prices up for consumers and ‘cause chaos for the wine industry’.

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Plumpton to launch new training programme

The new course has been developed in response to Covid-19 and Brexit.

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WSTA’s calls to remove VI-1 for imported EU wine debated in House of Lords

The proposed amendment to the Agriculture Bill would reduce the burden of wine import documentation that could come into force due to Brexit on 1 January 2021.

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Current Brexit scenario ‘disastrous’ for the UK fine wine sector, says WSTA

The Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA) has warned today that the current Brexit scenario would be ‘disastrous’ for the UK fine wine sector.

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Government is misleading consumers over Brexit wine costs, WSTA says

The Wine & Spirit Trade Association (WSTA) says claims that that EU wine importation costs would be nil or negligible are ‘astonishing’.

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New tariff regime for imported wine after Brexit

The British government has published the new tariff regime for imported wine that will replace the EU’s Common External Tariff end of the Brexit transition period on 1 January 2021.

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WSTA urges government to secure a post-Brexit future for the drinks trade

The WSTA wrote a letter to chancellor Michael Gove MP outlining the trade body’s asks and priorities to secure a future for the UK’s wine and spirit trade post-Brexit.

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New immigration legislation to negatively impact hospitality industry

Figures from Fourth show new classification from the government of what constitutes ‘low-skilled workers’ is set to hit the industry hard.

Podcasts

SipAdvisor: Listen to our first Imbibe podcast

SipAdvisor by Imbibe is our new monthly podcast and our first episode features all-star line-up: the Artesian’s Anna Sebastian; sommelier Jan Konetzki; beer writer Pete Brown; Club Soda’s Laura Willoughby, and ciderologist Gabe Cook.

SipAdvisor special: Natural wine podcast

Following the announcement earlier this year that ‘natural wine’ has been legally recognised in France as Vin méthode nature, our first  podcast special edition is entirely dedicated to the subject.

SipAdvisor: Episode 2

In the second episode of our podcast, we look at what re-opening might look like for the UK’s pubs bars and restaurants – including an interview with on-trade marketing legend Mark McCullough about the 100 Day Playbook, a muse on PPE for hospitality staff, all accompanied by a glass of English fizz for English Wine Week.

SipAdvisor: How to tackle no shows

SipAdvisor by Imbibe is our monthly podcast. In this third episode, we remember some of the venues that have had to close during the Covid-19 crisis before taking a closer look at the problem of no shows

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Government is misleading consumers over Brexit wine costs, WSTA says

The Wine & Spirit Trade Association (WSTA) says claims that that EU wine importation costs would be nil or negligible are ‘astonishing’.

News |  Wine

New tariff regime for imported wine after Brexit

The British government has published the new tariff regime for imported wine that will replace the EU’s Common External Tariff end of the Brexit transition period on 1 January 2021.

News |  Wine

WSTA urges government to secure a post-Brexit future for the drinks trade

The WSTA wrote a letter to chancellor Michael Gove MP outlining the trade body’s asks and priorities to secure a future for the UK’s wine and spirit trade post-Brexit.

News |  Wine

New immigration legislation to negatively impact hospitality industry

Figures from Fourth show new classification from the government of what constitutes ‘low-skilled workers’ is set to hit the industry hard.

News |  Wine

Wine drinkers against Brexit, says recent report

According to an analysis published by Wine Intelligence, 55% of Britain’s regular wine drinkers would support remaining in the EU in a potential second Brexit referendum.

News |  Beer & Cider

Hospitality sector optimistic about the future

UK pubs, bars and restaurants remain optimistic despite concerns over the availability of labour and the overall impact of Brexit.

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WSTA releases guide to 'getting the best out of Brexit’

The WSTA has issued 'the trade’s most extensive Brexit guide for business and government'.

News |  Beer & Cider

New project partners European and UK breweries to celebrate EU

Led by bar and bottle shop Thirsty Cambridge and Bristol-based Moor Beer brewery, the pan-European Citizens of Everywhere project is launching in venu

News |  Wine

Wine drinkers against Brexit, says recent report

According to an analysis published by Wine Intelligence, 55% of Britain’s regular wine drinkers would support remaining in the EU in a potential second Brexit referendum.

News |  Beer & Cider

Hospitality sector optimistic about the future

UK pubs, bars and restaurants remain optimistic despite concerns over the availability of labour and the overall impact of Brexit.

News |  Wine

WSTA releases guide to 'getting the best out of Brexit’

The WSTA has issued 'the trade’s most extensive Brexit guide for business and government'.

News |  Beer & Cider

New project partners European and UK breweries to celebrate EU

Led by bar and bottle shop Thirsty Cambridge and Bristol-based Moor Beer brewery, the pan-European Citizens of Everywhere project is launching in venu