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BI Daily 25 May 2016(2016-05-27)
• South America: Wine grape harvests
BI Daily 24 May 2016(2016-05-24)
• South Africa: Lack of grape security ‘a threat to SA wine’ • Nuusbrokkies / News Snippets
BI Daily 20 May 2016(2016-05-20)
• Why is Fairtrade not sexy in SA? • SA: Western Cape launches climate change action plan
BI Daily 19 May 2016(2016-05-19)
BI Daily 11 May 2016(2016-05-11)
• Philippines could see alcohol ban in public places
BI Daily 6 May 2016(2016-05-06)
• New China wine import figures • Green transport target will be scrapped post-2020, EU confirms
BI Daily 3 May 2016(2016-05-03)
• The U.S. Market’s Top Imported Premium Wines • South African Wine´s U-Turn on Terroir • eBay wine shop launches across 45 US states
BI Daily 27 April 2016(2016-04-28)
• A New Map for Business in Africa
BI Industry Stats 22 April 2016(2016-04-22)
• 2016 Vineyard Status
BI Daily 21 April 2016(2016-04-21)
• New Grape Varieties for Champagne • Developing a customer-experience vision • Australia: Cheap wine damaging brand overseas
BI Daily 19 April 2016(2016-04-19)
• Business in Africa: 1.2 billion opportunities • OIV - Global state of conditions report: developments and trends
BI Daily 18 April 2016(2016-04-18)
• China: How savvy, social shoppers are transforming e-commerce • UK: Online grocery sales forecast proving a big opportunity for wine • Chinese market now bigger than US for Australian wine
BI Daily 15 April 2016(2016-04-15)
•Starbucks selling NZ wine on North American night menu • South Africa Industry update: Weak rand – more pain than gain • The battle for Spanish terroir • ‘Godzilla’ El Niño is dead
BI Daily 13 April 2016(2016-04-13)
• Napa: Birds and Snakes Partner With Grapegrowers • Italy aims to boost wine sales on Alibaba network ten-fold
BI Daily 7 April 2016(2016-04-07)
• Competition aims to boost sales of South African wines in the on-trade • Bulgarian Wine



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