Government

MP believes English wine can ‘oil wheels of Brexit’

Conservative MP Nusrat Ghani has called for English wines to be served at diplomatic events to help “oil the wheels of the Brexit negotiations”.

UK government wine consumption drops by a third

The consumption of wine by UK government officials fell by a third in 2015/16, with the drop attributed to a lack of events throughout the year, particularly during the General Election period.

No ‘safe level’ of drinking says UK government

The UK Government has agreed to lower the recommended level of alcohol consumption to just 14 units per week following a consultation on a report put forward by the UK's chief medical officer earlier this year.

Budget 2016: Trade and analysts react

The British Chancellor George Osborne has frozen taxes on beer, cider and spirits in his 2016 budget, while wine was overlooked – so could he have done more?

Tories toast political beer range

September 29th, 2014

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