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Importers stockpile alcohol for Christmas to avoid Brexit drought

Posted On: 17 Sep 2019   |   Posted By: The Guardian

Companies rush to bring forward deliveries of champagne, wine, beer and spirits in time for the festive period Companies across Britain have begun stockpiling beer, wine and spirits to keep the alcohol flowing at Christmas as concerns grow that Brexit could disrupt supplies over the festive period. Rushing to bring forward their imports, firms warn that the Brexit deadline on 31 October stands to clash with the run-up to Christmas, when import volumes rise, temporary staff are employed and warehouse space is at a premium.

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