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The high price of snobbishness

January 1, 2011

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(First published:  December 2007) St Vincent is the patron saint of the wine trade and, every year on “St Vincent’s day”, there is a tradition of calling for protection from “hail, frost, thirst and taxes”.  The producers of the Cape winelands may this year add:  “and snobbishness”. For South Africa’s wine producers — including “empowerment” […]