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British Wine Producers Committee


This committee represents the interests of UK based companies producing made wine from imported grape must. 


Key Issues:

Labelling, formulation guidelines and customs product classification (Tariff Codes 2206). The committee also runs a code of practice for British wine producers (see Guides & Publications).

Committee members:

Current Chairman: Tony Grayson

Want to know more? Ask Simon Stannard
Simon Stannard

Simon Stannard - European Affairs Director

Simon joined the WSTA in September 2013 having previously worked for the UK Civil Service, including 10 years on secondment to the FCO at the UK’s  Representation to the EU in Brussels where he was responsible for negotiating, amongst others, food safety issues.  With responsibility for European Affairs, he is involved with a number of WSTA Committees including the English Wine Committee, Wine Importers Panel and Distance Selling Panel.  Simon also represents the WSTA at meetings of the industry in Europe and is Chairman of the European Federation of Wine and Spirit Importers and Distributors.

Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 0207 089 3855

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