Exclusive: Majestic Wine quits Calais as Brexit booze rules hammer sales

Majestic Wine Warehouse

Majestic Wine is calling time on its business in Calais after Brexit regulations decimated the traditional ‘booze cruise’.

Prior to the UK’s exit from the EU – and the onset of the coronavirus pandemic – the two Majestic stores raked in £10m in annual sales and are understood to have contributed around £1m to the retailer’s bottom line.

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