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GPs disagree with revised UK alcohol guidelines

The majority of UK GPs disagree with the UK chief medical officer that there is “no safe level of alcohol consumption”, according to an independent survey.

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016 No Comments »

UK EU exit a threat to British gin boom

Leaving the EU could “apply the brakes” to the UK’s booming gin industry – which has seen global exports increase by 46% in the past five years – the UK’s exchequer secretary to the Treasury has warned.

Monday, May 16th, 2016 No Comments »

Britain central to global wine trade, say figures

Britain’s wine trade has more than doubled in the last decade, making it one of the most important countries in the world for wine, new figures released on the opening day of the London Wine Fair reveal.

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016 No Comments »

English fizz triumphs in Paris judgment

Sacrilege on the streets of Paris this week, as France’s top wine judges rated English sparkling higher than Champagne in a blind tasting.

Thursday, April 21st, 2016 2 Comments »

UK sales of sparkling wine top £1 billion

Sparkling wine sales in the UK have soared to over £1 billion for the first time, new figures from the WSTA have revealed.

Thursday, March 10th, 2016 No Comments »

Exclusive: UK drinks trade backs the EU

The WSTA, the UK’s Wine and Spirit Trade Association, will publicly announce a pro-EU position against Brexit, Troy Christensen, Enotria & Coe’s chief executive has revealed.

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016 No Comments »

UK alcohol prices drop by 3% in 2015

The WSTA has responded to “overinflated” reports blaming alcohol for the UK’s rising cost of living, stressing that alcohol price inflation has actually dropped by 3% in the last year.

Friday, February 19th, 2016 No Comments »

Average Brit pays £333 a year in booze tax

The WSTA is ramping up its campaign for a cut in wine duty by highlighting the vast difference paid by consumers in the UK compared to Italy.

Friday, February 12th, 2016 1 Comment »

Lidl to stock English wines for the first time

Lidl is to stock English wine in its UK supermarkets for the first time, having partnered with Surrey-based producer Denbies.

Thursday, January 7th, 2016 1 Comment »

‘Drop the Duty’ campaign awarded

The Wine and Spirit Trade Association’s ‘Drop the Duty!’ campaign has won the Trade Body Campaign of the Year at the Public Affairs Awards.

Monday, December 14th, 2015 No Comments »

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