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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


June

WSTA urges new government to strike a full negotiated divorce settlement with EU

Campaign Cocktails for Candidates

Britain affirms its love for gin after spirit duty revenues top beer for the first time

Prosecco remains top of the pops but English sparkling wine is creeping up the charts

Brexit pushes up the price of a bottle of wine to an all-time high – WSTA Market Report reveals

May

WSTA lays out industry requirements in General Election Manifesto

Tamara Roberts Ridgeview CEO adds a bit of sparkle to the WSTA board

April

Hold the salt and lime - quality tequila is on the rise

March

UK and Europe remain united over wine

UK trade will be stopped-dead if goods have to be declared

Budget Reaction – unsurprising surprises

WSTA responds to the Budget 2017

Sparkling wine breaks another sales record

February

British Gin smashes new export record

Don’t punish wine and spirit drinkers with price hikes – WSTA urges Treasury

Add some sparkle to your Valentine’s Day – because next year Prosecco could go up 59p a bottle

English wine tasting delivers MPs a message in a bottle – more support for our world class wine

WSTA calls for the Chancellor to ‘make the cut’ and help save British pubs

January

WSTA calls on Chancellor to cut wine and spirits duty by 2% after PM’s plea to build a stronger economy and empower UK business

Wines from New Zealand and Argentina show the biggest sales growth in 2016

Twitter @wstauk

.@WSTA_Miles joins Brexit debate at Vinexpo. Jane Anson asks: So Brexit is happening -what next for the wine trade? https://t.co/AAShQLGHhf


RT @just_drinks: No deal in #Brexit talks "totally unacceptable" warns UK Wine & Spirit Trade Association @wstauk https://t.co/FNgMBJp6L7


WSTA calls for 'fully negotiated divorce settlement' as Brexit talks begin - Imbibe https://t.co/XVmOV5Xt4k

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