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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...

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...

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