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News: Campaign Overview April

This was one of our busiest and best campaigns yet. From driving our campaign ad van around local pubs and landmarks, to securing national media coverage using our own industry polling, we certainly made a splash in Westminster. MPs and Treasury officials couldn’t help but take notice of our calls

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News: Campaign overview

As Parliament returned in January 2023, the UK Spirits Alliance ramped up engagement with MPs from across the political spectrum.  In February, our ‘State of Spirits’ pamphlet landed in the inbox of all MPs, raising the profile of the industry in parliament, with letters going out to influential Conservative backbench

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News: Member engagement

In our campaign ahead of the Budget in March, we heard from distiller Matthew Russell from Copper Rivet Distillery in Kent. He spoke with GB News about the pressures facing small distillers at present, and the need for recognition from the Government that small distilleries across the UK are struggling

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Meet our Members: Wharf Distillery

  Who are you, and what’s your role? Laurence Conisbee. I am the founder of Wharf Distillery. I run the distillery and am still actively involved in day to day production and product development whilst building the distillery team. How long have you had the distillery open? We started distilling

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Meet our Members: Little Quaker Distillery

Who are you, and what’s your role? Paul and Leanne Colman (Owners) How long have you had the distillery open? Three years now What inspired you / the company to start distilling? Born out of a desire to escape from the daily grind of the rat race and a mutual

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Meet our Members: Batch Distillery

Who are you, and what’s your role? Phil Whitwell – Director & Founder How long have you had the distillery open? 2014, 8 years What inspired you / the company to start distilling? Batch Brew Limited originally began producing bottled craft beers in Winchester, selling to local bars and restaurants

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