Tai brings new trade approach


A coalition of chefs, restaurant owners and local lawmakers wrote to Congressional leaders urging them to end tariffs on European food and wines.

Top chefs urge Congress to help end restaurant tariffs

Today, the Coalition to Stop Restaurant Tariffs — a group of award-winning chefs, restaurant and bar owners, and their suppliers — wrote to Congress, asking lawmakers to end crippling food and beverage tariffs.

CSRT Letter to Congress

Dear Leader Schumer, Leader McConnell, Speaker Pelosi, and Leader McCarthy: We ask for your help to end the restaurant tariffs. Restaurants, bars, and shops, the social heart of our local communities, cannot afford 25 percent tariffs on European food and drink products and cannot recover with them in place. Our industry needs the tariffs to end immediately.

Will Biden Remove Wine Tariffs?


Despite sudden additional tariffs, industry groups are organizing with optimism that the incoming administration could issue a game-changing executive order.

New tariffs on European imports deliver another blow to restaurants

Napa Valley Register

The U.S. Trade Representative recently announced an expansion of tariffs on European wines, food and spirits, effectively delivering what could be a fatal blow to restaurants who are already struggling to keep their lights on during pandemic shutdowns and restrictions.

New Wine Tariffs on France and Germany Take Effect

Food & Wine

Fond of Bordeaux? Big fan of Côtes du Rhône? You might want to stock up. New tariffs announced on New Year’s Eve by U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer are likely to drive up prices for many of your favorite French wines.

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