Press Releases

Press Releases

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

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 WSTA diversifies its board with four new members


Jul 12, 2023

WSTA 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

Hundreds of businesses have joined forces calling on the Scottish Government to “delay, review and rethink” its Deposit Return Scheme


Mar 06, 2023

WSTA calls for delay & review of Scotland’s flawed DRS scheme


Mar 02, 2023

The Wine and Spirit Trade Association is seeking to diversify its board


Mar 01, 2023

WSTA Chief Executive, Miles Beale, comments on the duty freeze

Alcohol Duty Review

Dec 20, 2022