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Solms-Delta lives a transformation ethos

South Africa's famous wine farms were founded and built on slavery, and are still suffering the effects of this terrible legacy. But Solms-Delta, a farm in the beautiful Franschhoek valley, has put in place various mechanisms to build a truly equal industry, while paying respect to the past.

Wine and democracy

Winemaking is an old industry in South Africa. But actually, democracy made as much impact on local wine – its taste, style and quality – as democracy did on politics. Ever since coming to this realisation I have wondered whether there is some connection, writes Tim Cohen.


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