People & Profit

Whiskey worries: Irish industry faces major risks from Brexit

1 min

There are now less than six months to go before Brexit day. EU leaders are meeting in Brussels in the coming days to discuss progress on a deal to smooth the UK's exit from the bloc. But the lack of clarity on what will happen after March 29, 2019 is a big worry for businesses. How is it impacting the UK economy? Meanwhile, one of the thorniest issues in the talks is the Irish border. We take a closer look at the Irish whiskey industry with William Lavelle, head of the Irish Whiskey Association.

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Also in this programme, we bring you a report from Portugal, where winegrowers are worried that sales of port could be hit by the UK leaving the EU.

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