South African WineNews:

“The traditional rivalry between ‘Down Under’ and South Africa will be set aside at this year’s Stellenbosch Wine Festival.

‘We’re going to get together and toast the skills that make us two of the world’s top Shiraz producers,’ says Nicolette Waterford, CEO of the Stellenbosch American Express Wine Routes and Wine Festival organiser.

Australian wine industry VIPs are flying in to the heartland of the South African wine industry to celebrate the Stellenbosch wine culture with 10 000 wine lovers at this year’s Festival, to be held between 4 and 6 August.” read more

I don’t think there’s much chance of setting aside the traditional rivalry when they beat us at Rugby last weekend!!!!

Store your shiraz in your own cellar