LWF 2017: Big Brexit debate

Brexit was the big topic of the day as the London Wine Fair kicked off yesterday, with a panel of economic, legal and industry experts assessing the implications of the impending divorce from Europe.

UK and EU trade bodies stand united as May triggers Brexit

As UK Prime Minister Theresa May triggers article 50 for the UK to leave the EU after 44 years, the industry stands with EU colleagues to maintain smooth trade.

WSTA warns reform to Licensing Act could increase retailers’ ‘burden’

The WSTA has warned that some of the changes to licensing proposed by a Lords committee might add “significant burdens” to retailers when they were already dealing with a triple-whammy of increasing duty, business rates uncertainty and Brexit.

Chronology clear on Brexit, but ‘politics could get in the way’, WSTA says

A clear chronology and transitional phase for the Brexit negotiations is likely to result in a better outcome for the drinks industry than a rushed timeframe, however the WSTA has warned that it is European ‘politics’ that could get in the way.

WSTA warns of Prosecco price hike

February 14th, 2017

WSTA hails ‘year of gin’

December 9th, 2016

Dan Jago named WSTA chairman

September 14th, 2016

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