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10Dec | 2021
Enjoy your port or sherry this Christmas – politicians are planning to bump up prices in proposed tax changes

The Government’s proposed overhaul of the UK’s clunky alcohol taxation system will see prices...

24Nov | 2021
Wine and Spirit businesses call time on HGV driver shortage crisis

Concerned members of the Wine and Spirit Trade Association are calling on the Transport...

27Oct | 2021
Alcohol tax freeze comes as a huge relief to wine and spirit businesses

Today’s freeze will bring a boost to British businesses as they recover from pandemic...

20Oct | 2021
Alcohol taxation: when is a review not a review?

Written by WSTA Chief Executive, Miles Beale: In this weekend’s Sunday Times Tim Shipman,...

19Oct | 2021
WSTA calls on the Chancellor to keep the cost of Christmas down by freezing alcohol duty

The UK’s basket of Christmas booze is set to cost an all-time high this...

12Oct | 2021
SME distillers call for duty freeze to prevent the British gin bubble from bursting

The closure of the hospitality sector abroad is crippling gin exports, which are down...

01Oct | 2021
WSTA calls on Chancellor to freeze alcohol duty and extend VAT reduction to help economic recovery

An average price of a bottle of wine has gone up 18p and a...

08Sep | 2021
Wine and Spirit Trade Association announces full line-up for their 2021 Industry Summit

The WSTA has revealed the full line-up of speakers for their annual Industry Summit,...

26Jul | 2021
WSTA scores historic win as Government announce scrapping of arduous and unnecessary wine paperwork

The Wine and Spirit Trade Association has won a significant post-Brexit victory, for its members...

07Jul | 2021
WSTA calls on Government to end harmful Bourbon tariffs

The Wine and Spirit Trade Association has submitted a response to the Government’s consultation...

06Jul | 2021
WSTA appoints three new Board members

The Wine and Spirit Trade Association welcomes three new Board members to the executive...

15Jun | 2021
WSTA wine and spirit sector welcome UK’s free trade deal with Australia

UK wine and spirit businesses are celebrating the free trade agreement (FTA) with Australia,...

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