Our Parliamentary Affairs Manager is a front line advocate for women in the wine & spirits industry, demonstrated at our recent UK Parliament event.
“If you google the phrase “Master Distiller”, the first 39 images are of men - often slightly more matured, accompanied with a beard, scrutinising a glass of whisky. Likewise, considering what a chemist carefully testing the agricultural conditions for growing grapes might look like, may have you jump to the conclusion of a man.
Trade Veteran and International Affairs Director at the WSTA - Louise Foxwell welcomes the UK Government’s International Food and Drink Action Plan
“The WSTA is a supporting partner of the UK Government’s Action Plan. We have always worked hard to identify target markets and help our members to succeed in selling their goods overseas.
“The UK has in the past been reluctant to shout about the excellent drink and food it has to offer. We are extremely proud of working with government to highlight the quality of our great English wine and British spirit products. There is a massive appetite for English wine and British spirits overseas and it is vital we look at ways of targeting new markets which will allow industry to fulfil its export ambitions.