What lies ahead for the UK drinks industry?

17th May, 2017 by Arabella Mileham

Ahead of this year’s London Wine Fair, db asked some of the leading lights of the industry to gaze into a crystal ball to see what lies ahead for the UK drinks industry in these uncertain times…

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The UK market has seen tremendous change and consolidation in the past few years and is now facing a triple whammy of exchange-rate fluctuations, Brexit uncertainty, and duty increases. But what do industry experts and insiders think lies ahead in the next 12 months, how can the industry weather these challenges and maximise the opportunities they present?  And has it affected how producers and suppliers are approaching the UK market at this year’s fair? Db asked for their thoughts…

 

For a run-down of what is in store at this year’s London Wine Fair, check out our guide in the May issue of the magazine, or click here.

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