The Grapevine

The WSTA's views, distilled.

Carlo is responsible for managing the WSTA’s overall policy program. Additionally, he leads on the WSTA’s social responsibility work through the Responsibility Deal and on projects to tackle underage drinking including the Retail of Alcohol Standards Group, Community Alcohol Partnerships and Challenge 25. He has responsibility for advising members on licensing obligations.

David joined the WSTA in March 2014, after 16 years prosecuting Customs and Excise offences and working in other regulatory areas.  He supports the Production Working Group and Logistics Group, particularly on issues such as  the Spirit Drinks Regulation, ingredient and nutrition labelling, working with HMRC and DEFRA.  He is also continuing to develop the WSTA’s work on responding to fraud, participating in the Joint Alcohol Anti-Fraud Task Force.