Wine tariffs are crushing US importers

New York Post

Wine sellers struggling to survive the pandemic are now also getting slammed by Uncle Sam’s fight with the European Union over aircraft subsidies.

Podcast – Wine Taxation without Tourism Representation

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“Because of the way the wine world works here in the United States… additional tariffs on wines from the EU do not make for additional sales of U.S. wines… We know that for an absolute fact. There isn’t a positive you can point to.”

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.

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