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WSTA sets out its own general election manifesto to the main political parties

30 Jan 2015 | By Richard Siddle

What the drinks industry wants from the next government is laid out today in the Wine and Spirit Trade Association’s general election manifesto.

March for the Indies

Merchants get chance to get on top of their business at March for Independents conference

30 Jan 2015 | By Richard Siddle

  The latest regulatory and expert advice on issues as wide as duty deferement,  online selling, recycling and wine fraud will be on hand for those attending Harpers dedicated independent wine merchants conference on March 3.

Hal Wilson

Cambridge Wine's Hal Wilson leads the way and gets local MP to back Drop the Duty campaign

26 Jan 2015 | By Richard Siddle

Leading independent wine merchant, Hal Wilson of Cambridge Wine Merchants, has shown the way forward by persuading his local MP to stand up for a drop in wine and spirits duty in March’s Budget by writing to Chancellor, George Osborne calling for a change.

March for the Indies

Top indies and trade experts lined up for March for Independents conference

23 Jan 2015 | By Richard Siddle

Leading sales, buying, finance, management, legal and employment specialists have been lined up to speak at Harpers dedicated conference for independent wine merchants in London on March 3.

Miles Beale

Miles Beale: how you can help secure a 2% cut in alcohol duty

16 Jan 2015 | By Richard Siddle

Miles Beale, chief executive of the Wine & Spirit Trade Association, sets out the steps everyone involved in the UK drinks industry can play their part in convincing the Chancellor to a 2% drop in alcohol duty in the forthcoming Budget

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