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The Cape in a new light

Society members recommend wineries in South Africa to buyer Joanna Locke MW more than any other region – and with views, wines and welcomes as wonderful as this, it's no surprise.

In this second instalment from the 2016 trip we hear from buyer Joanna Locke MW about why the Cape continues to win over new fans.

Joanne Locke MW

Joanne Locke MW
Society Buyer

  • date May 2016
  • location South Africa
  • people Joanna Locke MW
    Steve Farrow

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