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BI Daily 28 August 2015(2015-08-28)
• Japan sharpens wine laws • US economy hits 3.7% • Wine Prices to Rise in Russia Over Ruble Crisis
BI Daily 26 August 2015(2015-08-26)
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BI Daily 24 August 2015(2015-08-24)
• Doubts about banning alcohol ads • Package Design • France: GM protesters storm vine research center
BI Daily 21 August 2015(2015-08-21)
• 7 Habits of Annoying Wine People
BI Daily 20 August 2015(2015-08-20)
• Does the California Wine Brand Need Help? • Climate change a ´plus´ for Swiss wine growers
BI Daily 19 August 2015(2015-08-19)
• USA Country Profile: Eastern States - New Jersey, Massachusetts, Rhode Island
BI Daily 18 August 2015(2015-08-19)
• The “Big & Hot” Guide to Best-selling U.S. Wine Brands • Russia suspends sale of some California wines
BI Daily 17 August 2015(2015-08-17)
• UK imports of New Zealand wine up 11% as US becomes biggest export market • What South Africa’s population will look like in 2050
BI Daily 14 August 2015(2015-08-14)
• South African Wine and Brandy Trends for 2014 vs 2015
BI Daily 13 August 2015(2015-08-13)
• 7 Tips to Work Successfully with Wine Distributors • Rural Consumption Knocks on City Doors in China
BI Daily 12 August 2015(2015-08-12)
• Defunct IGPB to be Monumental Embarrassment to India • Cape Wine launches video campaign to help delegates prepare for their visit
BI Daily 11 August 2015(2015-08-11)
• Chinese customs reject foreign wines on quality grounds • EU-Vietnam free trade agreement announced
BI Daily 6 August 2015(2015-08-06)
• Nigerians popping French bubbly • How big is South Africa’s black middle class? • Marketing: Why Companies Need Their Customers to ‘Love’ Them
BI Daily 5 August 2015(2015-08-05)
• Why Does South Africa Put Up Barriers to Chinese Tourists? • South Africa lists five reasons for continued AGOA eligibility
BI Daily 31 July 2015(2015-08-03)
• The Great Convergence? Changing Patterns of Global Alcohol Consumption • Traditional wine retail ‘is dying’



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