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22Jan | 2021
British SME’s call for duty and on-trade VAT cut to support Covid-19 recovery

Britain’s best loved wine and spirit SMEs have joined forces to urge Rishi Sunak...

14Jan | 2021
WSTA calls on Chancellor to cut alcohol duty and extend VAT reduction to boost delayed Covid Recovery

The WSTA has called on the Treasury to cut wine and spirit duty and...

14Jan | 2021
WSTA Launches Low and No Alcohol Labelling Guidance

The Wine and Spirit Trade Association has produced new guidance around the labelling of low...

05Jan | 2021
First Growth: Champagne to bring in the New Year with a sparkle as Brits lockdown with fizz

Growth in sales over the 3 months to October is helping Champagne to bring...

05Jan | 2021
WSTA comments on the end of Transition period

Commenting on the announcement of a post Brexit trade deal with the EU Miles...

22Dec | 2020
Growth in fortified wine sales during lockdown gives hope that Christmas traditions are alive and well

Fortified wines enjoyed their best off-trade sales quarter for over 5 years, leading to...

22Dec | 2020
Gin proves to be the tonic for a turbulent 2020

The latest WSTA market report reveals that combined sales of gin and flavoured gin...

09Dec | 2020
Wine and Spirit Trade Association welcomes a record year for new members and unveils End of Transition Checklist

The WSTA has seen a record number of wine and spirit businesses joining membership...

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...

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