Bordeaux, March 27, 2017 - On the eve of the historic triggering of Brexit negotiations, VINEXPO has pinpointed five key issues facing the wine and spirits industries which it will seek answers to at the June exhibition.*
The issues will be confronted at a conference in Bordeaux’s Parc des Expositions on Tuesday, June 20 at 4.00 pm.
The five topics identify key challenges for the UK and world wine and spirit industries:
• Trade agreement update
• Main challenges for the W&S industry: The impact on the UK market in terms of duties, consumer prices, category management and distribution
• Whether the UK will lose its leading position for re-export
• Duty Free/Travel Retail opportunities
• Protection of designation of origin areas
The conference opens with a review of the current EU trade agreement regarding wine and spirits imports, exports and tariffs.
Upwards of 48,000 wine...