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Christmas shortages: The three items that could be at risk this season

AlcoholThe Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA) warned yesterday that the UK could face a shortage of alcohol this Xmas unless the Government s

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The Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA) warned yesterday that the UK could face a shortage of alcohol this Xmas unless the Government steps up its efforts to tackle the HGV driver shortage.

Members of the WSTA have reported that importing goods was taking up to five times longer than it did a year ago.

While shortages of champagne and some popular wine brands – such as New Zealand sauvignon blanc – could surface, experts state you should still be able to buy alcohol for your Christmas lunch.

However, the only issue is that it might not be the brand you want.



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