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14Jun | 2019
English and Welsh whisky is flying off the shelves ahead of Father’s Day

English and Welsh whisky makers are struggling to keep up with demand for the...

15May | 2019
WSTA debate ~ Brexit and Beyond ~ at the London Wine Fair

The Wine and Spirit Trade Association is hosting a “Brexit” debate at this year’s...

14May | 2019
WSTA calls on Michael Gove to resist including glass in a deposit return scheme to prevent more polluting plastic being used in packaging

The Wine and Spirit Trade Association has this week submitted a strong objection to...

08May | 2019
Scottish Government announce Deposit Return Scheme for glass

The Scottish Government has today announced the introduction in Scotland of a Deposit Return...

30Apr | 2019
Sales of rum continue to rise

Sales of rum continue to rise, with almost 35 million bottles sold worth just...

29Mar | 2019
Mother’s ruin has proven itself to be Mother’s favourite

Gin sales spike in the run up to Mother’s Day proving that the spirit...

27Feb | 2019
UK wine inspectors will be left drowning in paperwork if Britain crashes out of the EU

A no deal Brexit will mean UK wine businesses have to jump through hoops...

18Feb | 2019
WSTA welcomes Government consultation on UK recycling

The Wine and Spirit Trade Association welcome’s the Government’s consultation on how best to...

14Feb | 2019
Pink drinks are on the up

Valentines Day traditionally sees a surge in sales of pink drinks and this year...

08Feb | 2019
British Gin boosted by exports

The latest figures from HM Revenue and Customs show that British gin sales abroad,...

01Feb | 2019
Chancellor’s unpopular wine tax kicks in today

The Wine and Spirit Trade Association is warning consumers to brace themselves for a...

28Jan | 2019
England boasts more distilleries than Scotland for the first time

New HMRC figures show the number of distilleries in England has overtaken distilleries registered...

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