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19Oct | 2018
Gin is just the tonic for British business

The latest HMRC figures showing 315 distilleries are currently operational, with 49 openings in...

12Oct | 2018
British pubs are put at risk by Chancellor’s plan to penalise alcohol

Philip Hammond is being urged to scrap planned tax rises to support the home...

02Oct | 2018
English wine makers gulp at the UK’s excessively high wine duty

“English wine is a great British success story and we are now proudly producing...

30Sep | 2018
Brexit causes wine prices to rise – now Chancellor wants to heap MORE pain on consumer

The Wine and Spirit Trade Association’s latest Market Report has revealed the average price...

22Sep | 2018
WSTA believes firmly that a ‘no deal’ Brexit would not be acceptable

The Wine and Spirit Trade Association shone a light on Brexit branding it “by...

19Sep | 2018
Gin breaks £2 billion mark – doubling in value in 5 years

A freeze to alcohol duty “represents a favourable outcome for the UK economy” according...

04Sep | 2018
A Fair Freeze For All

The WSTA is calling on the Chancellor to freeze alcohol duty again, as he...

15Aug | 2018
WSTA Announce Keynote Speakers for Annual Conference

The Wine and Spirit Trade Association has announced two highly regarded keynote speakers in...

07Aug | 2018
British Gin exports show record high for half year sales

Exports of British gin have, yet again, broken records reaching £279 million for the...

21Jul | 2018
Heatwave is good news for UK vineyards

The heatwave continues across Britain, bringing perfect conditions for the UK’s vineyards and the...

05Jul | 2018
British gin predicts a win for England over Sweden

We’ve had Paul the octopus in 2010, Shaheen the camel in 2014 and Achilles...

30Jun | 2018
Wine and spirit duty freeze brings windfall for Treasury

A freeze on alcohol duty at last November’s Budget has given the Treasury a...

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