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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.

Wine

10,000 pubs still aren’t getting any government support

Despite the new ‘Bounce Back Loan’ scheme announced yesterday, there are still huge gaps in support for pubs, say trade bodies.

Wine

British drinks companies call for temporary alcohol duty suspension

The move, says the WSTA, would be crucial to help businesses survive the covid-19 crisis.

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'.

Spirits & Cocktails

Rum's growth shows no signs of slowing, says WSTA

Rum is on a roll, according to the latest figures released by the the Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA)

Spirits & Cocktails

Pink gin sales to spike this Valentine's Day, says WSTA

If you’re planning on selling many a pink drink on Valentine’s Day, you’re not alone.

Spirits & Cocktails

England now has more distilleries than Scotland, thanks to gin

New data from Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has revealed that, for the first time, England has more distilleries than Scotland – a developmen

Wine

Brexit must be postponed, says WSTA

The Wine and Spirits Trade Association (WSTA) has expressed concerns following last night’s rejection of the prime minister’s Brexit deal, claiming th

Spirits & Cocktails

Rum's growth shows no signs of slowing, says WSTA

Rum is on a roll, according to the latest figures released by the the Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA)

Spirits & Cocktails

Pink gin sales to spike this Valentine's Day, says WSTA

If you’re planning on selling many a pink drink on Valentine’s Day, you’re not alone.

Spirits & Cocktails

England now has more distilleries than Scotland, thanks to gin

New data from Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has revealed that, for the first time, England has more distilleries than Scotland – a developmen

Wine

Brexit must be postponed, says WSTA

The Wine and Spirits Trade Association (WSTA) has expressed concerns following last night’s rejection of the prime minister’s Brexit deal, claiming th

Wine

WSTA urges government to suspend all wine tariffs in case of a no-deal Brexit

The Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA) has called upon the government to suspend wine tariffs for six to twelve months in an effort to limit sup

Spirits & Cocktails

Social media and spritz season drive boom in liqueur sales, reports WSTA

The liqueur category has experienced impressive growth across the on- and off-trade in the UK over the past year, according to the Wine and Spirit Tra

Wine

WSTA urges government to suspend all wine tariffs in case of a no-deal Brexit

The Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA) has called upon the government to suspend wine tariffs for six to twelve months in an effort to limit sup

Spirits & Cocktails

Social media and spritz season drive boom in liqueur sales, reports WSTA

The liqueur category has experienced impressive growth across the on- and off-trade in the UK over the past year, according to the Wine and Spirit Tra