A strong trading performance failed to rally shares in English Wines Group, the Kent-based English wine producer. Its shares, which trade on the Plus market, gained a mere ½ p to 19p, a far cry from the 2007 peak of 26p. Derek Pain in his No Pain, No Gain column in The Independent says EWG is a victim of the City failing to reward the success of microcap companies. The Independent 03/05/08 page 14 (Save & Spend)