Spirit Trade Association

Epicentre: the capital boasts a fifth of the total number of distilleries in the whole of England

London re-established as gin capital of the UK

By James Beeson

London is now home to 24 gin distilleries - more than existed in the whole of the England in 2010 – according to new statistics revealed by the Wine & Spirit Trade Association (WSTA).

Cameron: 'Brexit would be bad for wine and spirits'

EU Referendum

Cameron: 'a stronger alcohol industry lies within the EU'

By Nicholas Robinson

Britain's alcohol industry will be safer and stronger if the UK votes to stay in the European Union (EU), Prime Minister David Cameron has promised ahead of the referendum later this year.

WSTA's Miles Beale said pubs should consider the spirits opportunity

WSTA chief urges pubs to grasp spirits opportunity

By Mike Berry

Spirits are part of the answer to a vibrant and profitable on-trade, yet many pubs are missing out on their potential, according to Miles Beale, chief executive of the Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA).

Beadles: ramping up spirits service

WSTA to expand spirits role

By Ewan Turney

The Wine and Spirit Trade Association will expand its role on behalf of the spirits sector in the New Year.

Pint in the pub: one in three plan fewer visits

One in three plan to drink out less

By John Harrington

One in three people plan to cut back on drinking away from home — and nearly half say they'll eat out less — in the next 12 months. That's...

Chancellor Alastair Darling: will he listen?

WSTA: enough is enough on alcohol tax

By Ewan Turney

Enough is enough on alcohol duty — that's the warning from the Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA) as the Budget edges ever closer.

Wine is the nation's favourite, according to survey

Wine is most popular drink in UK

By Ewan Turney

One in three Britons who drink alcohol prefer wine to beer, according to a new survey by the Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA). The survey...

Wine: Labelling is under scrutiny

WSTA hits back at mis-labelling of wine claims

By Ewan Turney

The Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA) has hit back against claims that wine is mis-labelled and full of artificial flavourings and additives to mimic the tatste of grapes.

Beadles: Upping prices penalises everyone

WSTA: Existing powers not being enforced

By Paul Collins

A new Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA) report has highlighted the failure of the Government to enforce laws on underage drinking and alcohol misuse.