Brexit’s Next Victim Might Just Be Wine Store Owners in Ireland

Calls to cut tax rate on wine to protect the industry

6th September, 2017

In a country better known for beer, Brexit is putting the squeeze on the wine industry.

The U.K.’s decision to exit the European Union is contributing to a “perfect storm” facing the Irish wine sector, the industry’s representatives said on Tuesday in Dublin, as sterling’s decline drives shoppers from the south to Northern Ireland.

“The uncertainty around the Brexit negotiations has resulted in the falling value...

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