RSS   Newsletter   Contact   Advertise with us

California wineries support European friends in plea to end tariffs

Christian Fernsby ▼ | January 14, 2020
“Wine should not be targeted with tariffs of any kind in trade disputes unrelated to the wine trade,” the Wine Institute, which represents 1,000 California vintners, and the European Committee of Wine Businesses said in a joint statement today.
California wine
Friends in wine   California wine
California winemakers are lending support to their French, Spanish and Italian counterparts in a plea to eliminate tariffs on the beverage after a trade standoff involving Airbus SE spilled over into duties on European wine.

Topics: California wine European tariffs

“We call on the United States and the European Union to further open access to each other’s markets by immediately eliminating all tariffs on wine,” the trade groups said. “Tariffs increase costs and act as added taxes.”