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U.S. Threatens To Add Tariffs To French Sparkling Wines

The U.S. is proposing to hit more European wines with tariffs, this time targeting French sparkling wines over France’s digital service tax aimed at tech companies. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 3, 2019

Wine Spectator: Trade War Roils European Wine Industry

Four weeks after the United States slapped a punishing 25% tariff on many European wines in retaliation for subsidies to airplane manufacturer Airbus, wine professionals on both sides of the Atlantic are grappling with evaporating profits as they navigate an uncertain business environment. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 19, 2019

News Briefs for November 6, 2019

•In a call with U.S. president Donald Trump, British prime minister Boris Johnson has urged a removal of the recent 25% tariffs imposed on single malt Scotch whisky exports to the U.S., according to a statement from Downing Street. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 6, 2019

Wine Spectator: Old World Wine Is About To Get Much More Expensive

Starting Friday, the U.S. imposed 25% tariffs on many wines from France, Spain, Germany, and the U.K., as well as dozens of other European products, from Scotch and Irish single malt whiskies, to Italian cheeses and olive oil, to Greek yogurt. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 21, 2019

Single Malt Scotch, French and Spanish Wines Take U.S. Tariff Hit

A number of key European Union drinks exports are set to face new tariffs in the U.S. market owing to a long-running dispute over aircraft subsidies. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 3, 2019

Trade Groups Warn Of Job Losses If Imported Wine, Spirits Tariffs Move Forward

U.S. trade groups including the Distilled Spirits Council, Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America, The Wine Institute, and others are urging the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) not to impose tariffs on European Union spirits, wine, and non-alcoholic beer, all of which are included on a preliminary list of products targeted by the U.S. in its dispute with the E.U. over aircraft subsidies. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 6, 2019

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