Restaurant, pub and hotel wine sales continue to decline in UK
Wine sales have continued to fall in restaurants, pubs and hotels over the last three months with only sparkling and fortified wines bucking the trend. According to the Wine & Spirit Trade Association’s (WSTA) Quarter 2 Market Report, wine sales (volume) declined two per cent while sparkling and fortified were up 35 adn 15 per cent respectively. Red wine led the category’s overall decline with sales down five per cent while Rose also saw a drop. White wine was the only category to see little or no change in volume sales.