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When Lost Chances Become a Benefit: The Story of South African Wines

In the 1954 film, On the Waterfront, there is a famous scene in which Marlon Brando says, “I could’ve been a contender. I could’ve been somebody.” I first saw that movie with my step-father, when I was a child, and … Continue reading

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South African Wines are Popular in the UK. Why are They Not More Popular in the US?

It is always funny how South Africa is considered a New World wine making country, especially considering vines were planted there in 1655. This may be due, in part, to wine exports not starting to progress until 1994, the end … Continue reading

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