The United States and Europe agree to drop wine tariffs in decades long airline dispute

A new deal between Europe and the United States means that that 'punitive' extra taxes will be remove in both direction on the Import of certain goods including wine.

French wine producers have reacted with relief to the news that heavy customs tariffs will be lifted for exports to the US. Previously, 25% was added to French wines.


Jérôme Despey, secretary general of French agriculture spoke about this topic on BFMTV : "We are waiting for a full resolution of differences between the United States and Europe. We have just been collateral damage in a commercial conflict that isn't our own".


Extract from the article https://www.connexionfrance.com/French-news/French-winemakers-relief-as-EU-US-deal-removes-export-tariffs