Grape expectations 

Waitrose predicts English wines will be the tipple of choice this Christmas, as sales increased 120% in November compared with last year. 

ASA backs vodka ad 

Complaints over a TV ad for Brecon Five Vodka, which was accused of portraying a negative stereotype of Welsh people, have been rejected by the ASA. The ad showed a team of Welsh women beating university boffins in a quiz, with the strapline "Not what you'd expect from Wales." 

Tiger's new stripes 

A new campaign for Tiger Beer will concentrate on the brand's authenticity, brewing heritage and quality in an attempt to re-position it as more than just another Asian beer.