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BI Daily 22 September 2020
• Wine imports are drying up in China • Sustainability of wine packaging alternatives: What is the consumers’ perception? • Uncertainty Reigns in Spain´s Strange Vintage
BI Daily 18 September 2020
• USA: Wine Sales Up, Winery Profits Down • Level 1: Alcohol industry concerned about off-consumption restrictions • Northern Hemisphere Harvest 2020 • Chilean wine comes out of the cold in the US market
BI Daily 16 September 2020
• UK supermarket growth slows, but BWS sales still lead the way • Horticulture researchers find ways to combat climate change in vineyards • Stores In Japan Are Stocking Shelves With Remote-Controlled Robots • The fourth agricultural revolution is coming – but who will really benefit?
BI Daily 11 September 2020
• Surging demand for low- and no-alcohol wines • Sustainable packaging solutions have been at the top of corporate and social responsibility agendas in the drinks industry for many years • French 2020 harvest on track to be bigger than last year’s thanks to warm weather • Australian wine industry setbacks could see many small players go out of business • Sparkling surprise: Brazil’s wine industry builds its brand on the global stage • English and Welsh wine sales up 70% in 2019
BI Daily 10 September 2020
• Global Economics Intelligence executive summary, August 2020 • Tackling illicit alcohol trade in South Africa ‘critical’ to economic recovery • Media Release - Paper Manufacturers Association of South Africa • Robots shed light on grape powdery mildew
BI Daily 9 September 2020
• UK’s overall consumption of alcohol halved during lockdown, data finds • USA: The Coming Fight Over Ingredient Labeling On Wine • Alternative formats for wine gain traction in UK
BI Daily 8 September 2020
• Nielsen: US market adapts to ‘new normal’ as wine sales slow • SADC Research Centre: Impact of Covid-19 on the SA Food & Beverage Manufacturing Sector • WWF Partnership with South African Wine Set to Make Inroads in International Markets • California Heatwave Leaves Grape Growers Sweating
BI Daily 7 September 2020
• Wine packaging in the modern world is not (yet) sustainable • Vineyard Removals Still Needed to Balance California Grape Supply • South African Wine industry enters digital space to boost sales during the lockdown
BI Daily 4 September 2020
• The 4 Pillars of Loyalty Campaigns During COVID-19 • Spanish grape growers halt their harvest strike • German 2020 vintage held back by lack of rain but yields in line with ten year average • Spanish bulk wine sees shipments nosedive during April and May due to Covid-19 impact • US wineries cannot sue for bad reviews • New Zealand on coronavirus wine strategies: ‘The outlook may be challenging – but as an industry, we will get through it’
BI Daily 28 August 2020
• Bulk wine becoming more important to UK on-trade buyers • Hard seltzers: A beverage alcohol category or lifestyle movement? • The evolving role of the ecommerce market and digital experience • SAWIS Kommunikasie: Inperking Vlak 2 en Heffings / SAWIS Communication: Lockdown level 2 and Levies
BI Daily 21 August 2020
• Share of total wine listings in China by country • Boxed wine and rosé the star performers at UK retailer Sainsbury´s • 2020 - 2029 BFAP forecast for the wine industry • Alcohol industry to invest R150m in alcohol harm-reduction programmes • VINPRO News - health and safety protocols, changing behaviour with regard to responsible production, promotion, trade and consumption • Badge drinking at home: the new down-trading? • France´s 2020 estimated grape harvest • Record harvest forecast for Spain as demand nosedives
BI Daily 19 August 2020
• China launches anti-dumping investigation into Australian wine exports • Meet the next-normal consumer
BI Daily 17 August 2020
• Ciatti Global Market Update August 2020 • Why are wine bottles round in shape? • Proof that old vines add value • French government donates an extra 80m Euros to beleaguered wine industry • German 2020 vintage likely to be a week ahead of long term average • WOSA: Update on Cape Town Port • How resilient will the beverage alcohol industry be post Covid-19? • Covid-19 and the Canadian wine market
BI Daily 12 August 2020
• Alcohol ban poses a risk to SA’s largest trade partnership • McKinsey & Company: Global Economics Intelligence executive summary, July 2020
BI Daily 4 August 2020
• The rise of US urban wineries • COVID-19 Level 3 Alcohol Ban