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Friday 23 January 2015

WSTA

WSTA repeats tax plea as wine trade rallies

The Wine and Spirit Trade Association has once again called on taxes in the UK wine trade to be cut, as figures reveal wine consumption in the UK is set to rise.

Friday, January 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

New retail standards guide published

An “unprecedented” new body combining the drinks trade and retailers has published its first set of guidelines on alcohol standards in retail.

Friday, January 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Trade hits back at Labour health plans

The UK drinks trade has responded to claims that voluntary industry and government partnerships to tackle excessive drinking have failed.

Thursday, January 15th, 2015 No Comments »

WSTA hits out at UK festive tax spend

The average UK family spent over twice as much on tax for their Christmas drinks than in France, according to the Wine and Spirit Trade Association.

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015 No Comments »

UK trade exceeds target on unit removal

The UK drinks trade has reached its target to remove one billion units of alcohol from the market by the end of 2015 ahead of schedule.

Friday, December 19th, 2014 No Comments »

UK on-trade sales slip 3% in 12 months

While the UK’s off-trade saw a slight return to growth, sales at pubs, bars and restaurants fell by 3% in the last 12 months.

Friday, December 19th, 2014 No Comments »

WSTA launches campaign to cut duty by 2%

The Wine and Spirit Trade Association has launched a campaign calling for a 2% cut in duty on wine and spirits, which it says would result in a £1.5 billion boost to public finances in 2015.

Monday, December 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Bibendum CEO ‘campaigner of the year’

Bibendum’s CEO has been named the Wine and Spirit Trade Association’s first Wine Category Campaigner of the Year.

Monday, November 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Trade thanks MPs for scrapping tax

The Wine and Spirit Trade Association gathered with members of the trade at Westminster yesterday to thank MPs for their support in abolishing the alcohol duty escalator.

Thursday, October 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Argentina sustains UK wine growth

Argentina is witnessing a period of continued growth in the UK market according to the latest WSTA report.

Monday, September 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

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