Brazilian offering 

Brasi wines from Brazil are the latest offerings from agents HwCg. They comprise a Shiraz, a Petit Verdot and a premium blend of Shiraz, Tannat and Cabernet Sauvignon called Filho de Brasi. 

Show numbers up 

Visitor numbers were slightly up at this year's London Inter­national Wine and Spirit Fair. Organiser Brintex reports that net attendance was 13,691, up from 13,555 in 2006. 

Spirit of Croatia 

A Croatian brand is the latest to enter the premium vodka market. Akvinta is filtered five times, the last three through silver, gold and platinum. 

Heineken on the road 

Heineken has created Café Heineken to introduce British consumers to a more continental style of drinking. The mobile café which comes complete with paving stones, two bars, table service and a DJ, will attend events all over the country.