Beautiful South, Bodacious North

The top end of fine wine is all about terroir or where the grapes come from. Except when it comes to having celebrities speak about the stuff. Spot the southerner in the Beautiful South show at Vinexpo Asia Pacific jamboree next month.

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Come on WOSA. Could you not find a single South African speaker? After your performance hiring non-SA celebrities to speak about SA wine at Prowein, you’re starting to look downright anti-SA.

Let’s hope Fongyee Walker is not sensitive about having her name misspelt, either! For R35m a year, SA wine producers should demand correct spelling at least for the money they pay WOSA.