What might prime minister Boris Johnson mean for the wine trade?


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In the last few weeks of the Conservative Party leadership campaign, Boris Johnson has styled himself – among other things – as a sceptic of so-called ‘sin taxes’ and a fan of Tignanello wine.

Johnson revealed his love for the Super Tuscan giant during a recent interview with the Politico publication, despite reportedly having to Google its name during the conversation.

It wasn’t lost on either party that Tignanello is also believed to have been a favourite of Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex.

Will Italy’s top wines still be able to flow freely into the UK after the 31 October, however?

Translated by Sylvia Wu / 吴嘉溦

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