For U.S. importers, especially the small ones, and restaurants that favor supporting boutique French wine producers, the name of Robert Lighthizer will long live in infamy.
Despite sudden additional tariffs, industry groups are organizing with optimism that the incoming administration could issue a game-changing executive order.
In the battle between the U.S. and European Union over subsidies for aircraft manufacturers, wine producers and importers have become collateral damage.
Even if you’re a famous importer, you’re probably a really small family-owned business… Never in a million years did we think the U.S. government would be our biggest barrier to success.
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.
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.
A new round of tariffs on alcohol shipments into the United States from France and Germany took effect Tuesday, raising the duty rate on brandies—including Cognac—and other wines to 25%.
For restaurant week, Richard Todd caught up with James Beard Award winner & owner of Charleston’s FIG (Food Is Good) & The Ordinary, Chef Mike Lata. He along with dozens of other local restaurants in the Lowcountry & over 2000 businesses nationwide are supporting the Coalition to Stop Restaurant Tariffs.
America’s top trade official on Dec. 30 slapped a 25% tariff on some higher-alcohol European wines to complement a similar tariff on lower-alcohol European wines that took effect more than a year ago.
Certain wines from France and Germany may soon become a lot more expensive in the U.S., due to a 25% tariff that took effect Tuesday.
On December 30, the Trump administration announced it would add a 25% tariff to certain European wines. It’s an extension of the tariffs the government originally levied in 2019 and came after the European Union (E.U.) announced it would tax some U.S. goods in an escalating trade war.