Unfortunate news from South Africa

Looks like once again a local ordinance has affected quality wine growing somewhere in the world.  This time it's not the bridge in the Mosel, but sand mining in the Swaartland where there has been some really exciting things going on in the wine world. 

https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2017/02/eben-sadie-gobsmacked-as-swartland-authorities-open-door-to-sandmining/

Look for the petition in the near future if you are interested in supporting the local growers, including Eben Sadie.

Jim Gerakaris