The South African wine grape harvest has shrunk, again. It also shrunk in 2018.
Georgia is immensely proud of its ancient wine-making tradition, claiming to have been the first nation to make wine. Now it wants to be the first to grow grapes on Mars.
The Cape Winemakers Guild held its exclusive annual auction in Stellenbosch in the Western Cape, with 48 wines on auction and a total of 2000 cases.
South Africans can expect to pay up to 11% more for their wine.
The wine industry is experiencing its most challenging season in history as early crop estimates show that losses could amount to around 700 million rand.