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.

WSTA: Brexit could see ‘resurgence of alcohol smugglers’

The WSTA has warned that UK ports could face severe delays and gridlocks that could prompt a resurgence of alcohol smugglers if plans to ensure frictionless borders before the UK leaves the EU are not put in place.

Hipster power sees gin added to ONS shopping basket

The popularity of gin among 'hipsters' has led to the spirit being added to the UK's ONS inflation basket for the first time in 13 years, signalling its status as a shopping basket staple among Brits.

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 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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