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About a week ago, in the pre-hurricane times, a report was released by Human Rights Watch (and covered on Vinography, which was of course where I read it) about the abuse of field workers in the South African wine industry. Naturally, I reacted the way any responsible drinker would: I immediately went out and bought a bottle of South African wine, figuring that this maltreatment must lead to lower production costs, which should theoretically then be passed […]

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So far my vinological voyage has taken me to some pretty interesting places: from the United States of America, to various other countries, some of which aren’t even US territories yet! At long last, though, it seems my tour of the world’s major wine regions is about to reach its final stop. Perhaps best known for its leopards and racial intolerance, South Africa – a country located, if I know my geography, somewhere in northern Africa – […]

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