The UK’s most popular wines could disappear from supermarket shelves and pubs after the government proposed a 25% tariff on all wine imports from the US.

The Wine and Spirit Trade Association has called for the UK government to swiftly remove tariffs on US whiskies.

Scotch whisky producers are celebrating after the US government announced it would suspend tariffs on various UK goods for four months.

The US spirits industry has applauded the UK’s decision to suspend retaliatory tariffs on American rum, brandy and vodka once it leaves the EU on January 1.

China has slapped a 212% tariff on Australian wine as diplomatic tensions between the two nations continue to mount.

The US government has announced that the existing 25% tariffs will remain on single malt Scotch for the foreseeable future.

American whiskey exports to EU have decreased by a third since the bloc imposed a 25% retaliatory tariff in June 2018.

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