Wine and Spirit Trade Association

UK wine industry welcomes scrapping of EU wine regulations amid fears of watered-down wine

The UK government’s action to scrap EU laws that oversee wine production has been welcomed by industry trade bodies, while…

UK “mini-budget” cancels proposed alcohol duty rate increases

The UK government is abolishing a proposed increase in duty rates for beer, cider, spirits and wine, a move widely…

Glass bottles pulled from Deposit Return Scheme in England, Northern Ireland

Beverage companies operating in the UK are bracing themselves for differing conditions around the pending 'Deposit Return Scheme', with two…

Tequila sales leap by over a third in UK – Tequila in the UK data

Sales of Tequila in the UK soared in the 12 months to September, according to a trade group in the…

Port & Sherry hit out at UK tax-change proposals

A UK wine & spirits trade group has attacked Government alcohol tax reforms that could raise Port and Sherry prices…

UK risks wine & spirits shortages as Christmas looms

A group of 48 wine and spirits companies has lobbied the UK Government to ease HGV driver shortages in the…

UK wine & spirits industry calls for “ten years progress in two” on e-border upgrade

High-tech innovations such as electronic customs controls could help the UK streamline alcohol trade post-Brexit, a trade association has forecast.…

UK urged to leave wine out of US tariff battle

UK trade group the Wine & Spirit Trade Association has warned the country's Government not to extend a tariff feud…