Real ale in season

Wye Valley Brewery in Herefordshire has launched a campaign to get traditional real ale on to the nation's Christmas dinner table. The brewer's labels now feature recommendations on the best to eat with its beers.

Screwcap benefits

Chilean wine brand Chileno is putting a neck tag that it calls the ScrewTag on its newly screwcapped entry-level range next year. The tag coils around the neck of the bottle and lists the benefits screwcaps bring to wine.

Bubbly heritage

Maxxium UK is to focus on its Piper-Hiedsieck Champagne brand from this month. Its 'ongoing extravaganza' theme will reflect on the brand's heritage since 1785.