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Saturday 28 February 2015

WSTA

Wine trade figures join calls to cut duty

UK winemakers, independent retailers and TV personalities have lent their support to the campaign calling on the Chancellor to cut alcohol duty.

Monday, February 16th, 2015 No Comments »

WSTA piles pressure on UK Treasury

The Wine and Spirit Trade Association is today meeting with the Treasury to present their 2015 budget submission, which calls for a 2% cut in duty.

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015 1 Comment »

WSTA website aids fraud crackdown

The Wine & Spirit Trade Association is calling on the drinks industry to make use of its new website designed to tackle the UK’s £1.3 billion alcohol fraud problem.

Monday, February 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Scottish secretary backs UK duty cut

The Secretary of State for Scotland has lent his support to the SWA’s Drop The Duty campaign, which is pushing for a 2% drop in UK alcohol tax.

Thursday, February 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Wine beats beer as UK’s ‘drink of choice’

Wine is now the most popular alcoholic drink in the UK having overtaken beer, according to research commissioned by the WSTA.

Monday, February 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

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 1 Comment »

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 »

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