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Wine Spectator: Restaurants Brace For Potentially Devastating Wine Tariffs

Though the politics have nothing to do with dining, the U.S. government’s ongoing battle with the European Union over aircraft-industry subsidies has the restaurant industry on edge. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 10, 2020

Wine Spectator: Industry Members To Testify Today On Proposed Tariffs

It’s an unusual witness list for Washington, D.C. Nearly two dozen members of the wine industry, including Barkley Stuart of Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits, Zachy’s president Jeff Zacharia, Weygandt-Metzler Importing’s Peter Weygandt, and other wine importers, distributors, and retailers, will testify today at a hearing of the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR). Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 7, 2020

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

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