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29Oct | 2020
WSTA hails VI-1 temporary suspension as an important victory, but warns that the policy, not just the timing, still needs to change

The WSTA has claimed yesterday’s announcement of the temporary suspension of import certification (or...

26Oct | 2020
WSTA figures reveal the drink of lockdown

The WSTA has crowned rum the ‘drink of lockdown’, as their latest figures show that rum enjoyed...

02Oct | 2020
Government issues call for evidence ahead of Alcohol Duty Review

The Government (HMRC and HMT jointly) has today launched a call for evidence for...

22Sep | 2020
Report from MPs’ warns red tape will cause chaos and price hikes for wine

A new report from a committee of MPs shines a light on the impact...

11Sep | 2020
Full Line-up for WSTA’s 2020 Industry Summit Announced

The WSTA has revealed the full line-up of speakers and special guests ahead of...

24Aug | 2020
WSTA launches interactive wine and spirit map for ‘staycationers’

The Wine and Spirit Trade Association has launched a new interactive map showing some...

18Aug | 2020
WSTA announces Rooney Anand as Keynote Speaker for 2020 Industry Summit

The Wine and Spirit Trade Association has today announced that Rooney Anand, former CEO...

27Jul | 2020
Lords support WSTA’s calls to remove VI-1 burden for UK winemakers

The House of Lords has debated an amendment to the Agriculture Bill which aims...

10Jul | 2020
MPs to launch an inquiry into the impact of wine certification

A Parliamentary inquiry begins next week looking into the impact of wine import certification...

23Jun | 2020
WSTA comments on 4th July hospitality re-opening plans

Following the Government’s announcement that the UK’s hospitality sector can begin re-opening from 4th...

10Jun | 2020
UK toasts record gin sales in 2019 ahead of World Gin Day

Last year saw over 83 million bottles of gin sold in the UK worth...

19May | 2020
WSTA reacts to UK Government’s intention to apply wine tariffs

Following the UK Government’s signalled intention to apply wine tariffs when the transition period...

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