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Behind the Bar with David Cope

David Cope — owner of Publik Wine Bar in Cape Town and Johannesburg — on winemaking, natural wine, and the growth of the South African wine industry.

Behind the Bar with David Cope

Call it a Comeback

The Cinsault grape used to be the workhorse of South Africa’s wine industry, but as the industry changed, it fell dramatically out of fashion. Now, thanks to entrepreneurial winemakers like Alex Milner of Natte Valleij, Cinsault is becoming a small but mighty player in South Africa’s wine industry.

Call it a Comeback