European Union

Put crown emblems back on UK pint glasses to restore national pride, petition argues

A petition to restore the crown emblem to British pint glasses has gained over 10,000 signatures after it was launched two weeks ago.

Wine and spirits to benefit from EU-Japan trade deal

The EU and Japan have formalised a free trade deal that will reduce red tape and offer preferential access for imports between both countries after more than four years of negotiations.

China adopts new regulation on Ochratoxin A for wine

China will be adopting a new limit for Ochratoxin A (OTA), the toxin produced by fungi such as Aspergillus and Penicillium commonly found in cereals, coffee and wine, starting from 17 September.

SWA appeal against minimum unit pricing underway

The Scotch Whisky Association's (SWA) appeal against minimum unit pricing in Scotland has begun at London's Supreme Court, with the decision likely to  set a precedent on the future of alcohol pricing in the UK.

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