VI-1 certificates officially scrapped from January 1

Legislation has today been signed to remove VI-1 certificates on all wine imported to Great Britain, from January 1.  The measure, announced earlier…

New Zealand-UK free trade progress good news for drinks

Both the Wine and Spirit Trade Association and the trade body for New Zealand wine have welcomed the announcement of an agreement in principle for…

MPs sent cider with a plea to scrap duty escalator

Westons supplied the cider and the National Association of Cider Makers produced 750 special bottles. Instead of the standard label each is emblazoned with the…