• Ellie Douglas - Source: www.decanter.com

UK government suspends 'no-deal Brexit' wine paperwork

The UK government has confirmed it will temporarily suspend import certification requirements - known as VI-1 forms - for wines from the EU, for nine months from the date of the UK leaving the EU.

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The Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA) has heralded this as a victory for business and consumers.

Earlier in the year Whitehall had agreed to suspend these requirements, but then made a U-turn on the decision in September.

The paperwork was to be introduced if the UK agreed to a no-deal Brexit, and applied to EU wines coming into the UK, as well as English wines exported to EU countries.

Read the full article at: https://www.decanter.com/wine-news/uk-government-suspends-certification-requirements-for-eu-wine-paperwork-426538/

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