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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
BI Daily 5 April 2016(2016-04-05)
• Alcohol and travel: Countries where you can´t drink alcohol • What are you doing to celebrate International Sauvignon Blanc Day? • How young is too young to teach kids about wine?
BI Daily 4 April 2016(2016-04-04)
• Supermarkets need to ‘ditch portfolio deals’ • Wine Industry in U.K. Braced for a Boost From Warmer Climate
BI Daily 1 April 2016(2016-04-01)
• Wine Comes to Myanmar • Economic Conditions Snapshot, March 2016 • Kenya’s economy seen accelerating
BI Daily 31 March 2016(2016-03-31)
• Russian Demand for Budget ´Wine Drink´ Surges Amid Financial Crisis • Suid-Afrika: Geraamde 2016 Druiwe- en Wynoes - South Africa - Estimated 2016 Grape and Wine Crop
BI Daily 23 March 2016(2016-03-23)
• Something Strange And Terrible Is Happening To France´s Wine Grapes • Swiss Wine
BI Daily 17 March 2016(2016-03-17)
• UK Budget 2016: Wine trade disappointed to be ‘singled out’ • Crafting a definition: What does ‘craft’ mean to consumers? • Canada: Digital Advertising Is Rising



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