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Wednesday 30 July 2014

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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 »

UK pubs to serve weaker drinks

The UK drinks industry has agreed a new package of pledges to help tackle the country’s estimated £21 billion annual cost of alcohol-related damage.

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Underage drinking battle reviews tactics

A new report has welcomed progress being made by UK retailers in tackling underage alcohol sales, but highlighted the emergence of a number of challenging trends.

Friday, June 20th, 2014 1 Comment »

WSTA confirms 2% slip in UK wine sales

Wine sales in the UK’s on and off-trade dropped by 2% this year, while on-trade alcohol sales dropped by 6%, according to a WSTA report.

Thursday, March 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Victory as UK alcohol super tax is scrapped

Campaigners are toasting their success after it was announced that the “unfair” alcohol duty escalator on wines and spirits is to be scrapped and duty on all spirits frozen.

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Pubs toast rise in wine and spirit sales

UK pubs are becoming increasingly reliant on revenue from wine and spirits, new research has shown.

Monday, March 17th, 2014 No Comments »

UK Scotch market shrinks by 3%

The UK Scotch whisky market shrunk by 3% last year strengthening calls by the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) to scrap an “unfair” super tax on spirits.

Thursday, March 13th, 2014 No Comments »

WSTA ramps up bid to end alcohol super-tax

The Wine and Spirit Trade Association is calling on the drinks industry to get behind its campaign to end an “unfair” alcohol super-tax – one month before this year’s UK budget is set.

Friday, February 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 free wine apps

For the technologically-minded wine lover there are a wealth of apps on offer to enhance your experience of wine.

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014 2 Comments »

WSTA launches ‘Call Time on Duty’ campaign

Scrapping the alcohol duty escalator would create 6,000 jobs and generate £230 million in revenue a new report has revealed as the WSTA opens a new campaign to get the measure removed from the 2014 budget.

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013 No Comments »

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