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The WSTA welcomes media enquiries on all industry issues. We have statistics on UK wine imports and tax in the Facts and Figures section of our website. Briefings on industry activities and WSTA policies are available via the Policy section of the site.

For all press enquiries please contact Lucy Panton, Director of Communication


July

Heatwave is good news for UK vineyards

British gin predicts a win for England over Sweden

June

Wine and spirit duty freeze brings windfall for Treasury

Jumping Junipers, if Doomsday Brexit is on the horizon the gin could run dry!

Gin proves it’s still a sparkling success on World Gin Day

Scotland celebrates the success of the gin boom

May

WSTA crackdown on fake booze

WSTA Brexit debate ~ a year on and a year out ~ at the London Wine Fair

WSTA celebrate success of Welsh wine and spirits industry with Welsh Assembly event

April

The world’s most valuable liquor maker signs agreement of collaboration with WSTA

2017 was a record breaking year for UK wine releases

March

WSTA flies the flag in Hong Kong

Mother’s Day gin sales expected to soar following a record breaking Christmas

February

WSTA wins European award for Annual Conference

Sparkling wine sales continue to fizz as Brits break another sales record

Boris hears first-hand what UK wine industry needs from Brexit

British Gin breaks £500m export barrier

European wine and spirit trade unite to go head to head with Barnier’s Brexit Taskforce

January

Wine and spirit industry sets out why government must make free trade with Australia and New Zealand a priority

Gin boom sparks surge in distillery openings in 2017

WSTA shortlisted for two European awards

Ho Ho Ho, and a bottle of rum!

Prosecco boom helps Italian wine become the best seller in UK pubs

Twitter @wstauk

RT @spiritsbusiness: British gin exports are predicted to break the £600 million barrier for the first time this year, according to the @ws…


RT @esm_magazine: The @wstauk has said that exports of British #gin have doubled in value in the last ten years, with projections that gin…


Last year’s British Gin exports were good, but half year export stats point to an even better year in 2018. In the… https://t.co/0p8kifuQyh

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