Monteith's Toast 

New Zealand lager Monteith's is supporting this year's Toast Festival, which celebrates all things Antipodean. The lager will be available in all bars at the festival, which takes place at Fulham Palace in London on 21 and 22 July. 

Shiraz drives exports 

An 8% increase in exports of South African wine to the UK is being driven by Shiraz and rosé wines, according to generic body, Wines of South Africa. Pinotage and Chenin Blanc exports were also up. 

Fairtrade success 

The Du Toitskloof winery has received more than £90,000 from sales of its Fairtrade wine range through The Co-op. It was given a cheque this week and will use the money to fund community projects.