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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...

23Jan | 2019
WSTA calls for temporary suspension on wine tariffs to prevent prices rocketing in the event of a No Deal Brexit

The Wine and Spirit Trade Association is calling for clarity from Government on its...

15Jan | 2019
Liqueur sales surge in Britain’s shops and supermarkets

Sales of liqueurs in our shops and supermarkets have been boosted as UK consumers...

03Jan | 2019
Fizz sales hit a record high in 2018

Sales of sparkling wine and Champagne, combined, reached a record high this year when...

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