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Wednesday 28 September 2016 loc: GB

European Union

UK not starting with ‘blank piece of paper’ post-Brexit, former Trade Minister argues

The UK is not starting with a blank piece of paper when it comes to negotiating trade agreements outside the EU, the former Minister for Trade and Minister for Europe told the wine and spirit industry – and it is not in Europe’s interests to ‘punish” the UK.

Thursday, September 15th, 2016 No Comments »

WSTA sets out its plans for post-Brexit landscape

Brexit is set to be the “overwhelming” priority of the WSTA over the next few years, CEO Miles Beale told members at its annual conference – but the wider industry also needs to also take a lead in forming the post-Brexit landscape.

Thursday, September 15th, 2016 No Comments »

Spain losing estimated €263m-per-year to fake alcohol

Spain is said to be the EU’s biggest losers when it comes to counterfeit alcohol as the true cost to their economy is revealed.

Monday, August 1st, 2016 No Comments »

Brexit a ‘rude awakening’ for the drinks industry

Last month’s Brexit will have “critical implications” for the drinks industry with some winners and losers, Rabobank analysts have said.

Monday, July 11th, 2016 No Comments »

CAMRA takes duty campaign to Strasbourg

The Campaign for Real Ale is meeting EU bosses to lobby for greater support for UK brewers and cidermakers, as the group looks to revitalise its campaigning activities.

Monday, April 11th, 2016 No Comments »

China and EU resolve wine dispute

China and the EU have signed a deal which will see Beijing end its anti-dumping inquiry into European wine imports.

Friday, March 21st, 2014 No Comments »

EU planting scheme sparks concern

The German wine industry has expressed concern that a decision to lift planting restrictions across the European Union will undermine efforts to end over-production and improve quality.

Thursday, July 11th, 2013 1 Comment »

Israeli producers fight EU pressure

Israeli winemakers on the West Bank are facing a growing battle with the European Union over how they label produce from this politically sensitive region.

Monday, March 25th, 2013 No Comments »

EU plans new labelling laws for allergens

The European Union is planning to implement new allergen labelling requirements for wine from the start of next month.

Monday, June 25th, 2012 No Comments »

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