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Establishing the True Cost of the Roll

Establishing the True Cost of the Roll

LEAFROLL IS AN OLD FOE. ECONOMIST PIETER VAN NIEKERK LOOKS AT THE FINANCIAL IMPACT OF VINEYARDS INFECTED BY #LEAFROLL. Many consumers unashamedly hashtagged our beautiful autumn vineyards, apparently unaware of the reality of virus infection. It’s like taking a selfie...

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Liquor Law Conundrums

Liquor Law Conundrums

The implementation of the Liquor Amendment Bill and the new Western Cape Liquor Act, as well as problems with liquor license applications at the Western Cape Liquor Authority, are set to affect the industry in the near future. THE NATIONAL LIQUOR AMENDMENT BILL It’s...

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The Power of Colour

The Power of Colour

What's in a colour? When it comes to intellectual property, quite a lot. Trade mark attorney Jean Bruneau discusses colours as trade marks.  The lengths to which French service providers go to differentiate their brands through the use of colour was recently...

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Red Tape Unravelled

Red Tape Unravelled

South African wine retailers describe the wine import trade as a tangled web of complex challenges and bureaucratic red tape. However, the gatekeepers who implement the rules and regulations say they're necessary to protect consumers and ensure fair competition. ...

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