"In my mind, there’s no doubt that Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma took aim at the wine industry," says Francois Rossouw, the head of the Southern African Agri Initiative, a nonprofit that took the government to court over the ban on alcohol sales.

In all, 120 of SA’s wine farms, including Boschendal, Koos Bekker’s Babylonstoren, Backsberg, Bouchard Finlayson, Meerlust and Fairview, lined up behind the court action to have the ban scrapped...

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