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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


December

WSTA expands to take on gin and vodka role

Market report shows value growth for wine in on and off trade

Poll shows opportunity for online wine sales

WSTA response to Rowntree report

WSTA response to Police and Social Responsibility Bill

October

WSTA rejects calls for advertising restrictions

September

WSTA market report shows consumers cautious on spending

Wine and Spirit Trade Association calls for national solution on below cost selling

WSTA statement on Scottish Government Minimum Price Announcement

Home Affairs Minister to address WSTA conference

August

WSTA response to Labour Alcohol Commission

WSTA urges trade to be ready for October 1st Mandatory Code changes

WSTA conference highlights changing UK market

July

WSTA response to launch of consultation on licensing and ban on below cost sales

WSTA appoints new policy and campaigns manager

Rosé sales continue to grow

June

WSTA welcomes tax freeze

WSTA response to NICE guidance on alcohol

May

WSTA response to Coalition Government policy statement on alcohol

Research shows consumers spending more on wine to drink at home

Campaign for Smarter Drinking wins Drinks Business Award

April

Drinkaware Christmas campaign nominated for prestigious award

WSTA offers advice to consumers investing in wine

March

Research highlights opportunity for wine merchants

WSTA says Budget tax rise on alcohol brings more misery

February

Drinkaware host industry seminar with 50 drinks industry companies

Drinkaware funded project shows youngsters how to side step alcohol misuse

WSTA tells Treasury tax on alcohol has gone too far

WSTA response to Government report on labelling

Alcohol what s love got to do with it

January

WSTA comment on ONS alcohol figures

WSTA response to Mandatory Code Proposals

WSTA welcomes Conservative emphasis on personal responsibility

WSTA Challenges Select Committee Findings

Twitter @wstauk

WSTA calls for Chancellor to prove he’s not a Scrooge this Xmas and scrap plans to raise wine and spirit duty for a… https://t.co/oI86f7Tlc9


With festive season preparations underway Brits will be amazed to discover how much of their till bill goes on tax… https://t.co/YVS0EbQF6X


RT @optawine: It's budget week, here's a quick guide on what to expect https://t.co/awCDkBEysc @WSTA_Miles @wstauk

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