Press Releases

Press Releases

We’ve been in the news! All of our latest press releases can be found below.

Wine and spirit businesses share a collective sigh of relief over alcohol tax freeze 

Alcohol Duty Review

Nov 22, 2023

Autumn Statement – What to expect…

Alcohol Duty Review

Nov 21, 2023

The Chancellor’s alcohol duty hikes are losing the Treasury cash and putting businesses at risk

Alcohol Duty Review

Nov 20, 2023

Wine and spirit prices set to reach an all-time high if the Chancellor raises alcohol duty for a second time this year

Alcohol Duty Review

Nov 13, 2023

Defra wine reform –


Oct 16, 2023

The Wine and Spirit Trade Association is first to launch comprehensive ‘no and low’ alcohol guides


Aug 15, 2023

The Wine and Spirit Trade Association diversifies its board with four new members


Jul 12, 2023

Wine and Spirit Trade Association calls on Government to scrap alcohol tax hikes and help bring down inflation


Jun 28, 2023

Port and Sherry

Fortified wine duty hikes set to crush UK’s oldest trading relationship

Alcohol Duty Review

Jun 16, 2023

WSTA CEO Miles Beale with Sir Graham Brady

Sir Graham Brady announced as new chair of Wine and Spirits APPG

Alcohol Duty Review

May 18, 2023

Wine drinkers hit by biggest single duty hike since 1975


Mar 15, 2023

Wine drinkers are facing a super stealth tax when alcohol duty goes up in August

Alcohol Duty Review

Mar 14, 2023