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Sunday 21 December 2014

WSTA

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 »

Ad mogul gives cutting critique of wine trade

The wine industry is “peculiar, fragmented, confusing and impenetrable” and lacks innovation, according to one of the UK’s foremost figures in advertising.

Thursday, September 18th, 2014 8 Comments »

WSTA calls for further cut to UK duty

The Wine and Spirit Trade Association is calling on the UK government to cut alcohol duty by a “modest” 2% in the 2015 budget.

Thursday, September 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Denis O’Flynn elected WSTA chairman

The managing director of Pernod Ricard UK, Denis O’Flynn, has been elected the next chairman of the UK Wine and Spirit Trade Association.

Thursday, September 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Tesco exec new chair of standards body

Tesco’s licensing manager has been appointed chairman of the UK’s retail alcohol standards group.

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

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