Embassies: Wines

Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office written question – answered on 23rd July 2021.

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Photo of Richard Holden Richard Holden Conservative, North West Durham

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, which UK missions (a) are and (b) are not stocking UK wine for use at receptions and events overseas.

Photo of Nigel Adams Nigel Adams Minister of State (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office)

The FCDO encourages all its UK and Overseas offices to use British produce and wine at UK-hosted events as far as possible, as we recognise the importance of showcasing British cuisine globally.

The FCDO does not hold data on British wine/food usage at receptions and events overseas centrally.

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