There was a time about 20 years ago when waiters in Sydney, Australia, would ask patrons who ordered cappuccinos if they wanted “Australian or Italian”. Fast-forward a decade, and Cape Town — following Australia’s addition of the famous “flat white” to the café menu — became South Africa’s coffee capital.

Now most urban centres in the country have caught up with the Mother City, as have those little towns and villages in which many former urbanites have chosen to settle...

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