Vineyard Protests - Grapes of Wrath in South Africa


Another round of labour unrest has hit South Africa, this time protests on wine farms turned violent, leaving one worker dead after clashes between farmworkers and police outside Cape Town.

  • South Africa:   The Day the Cape Winelands Burned

    Daily Maverick, 15 November 2012

    By Wednesday, the Cape winelands had morphed into a battlefield. As fires smouldered across the famously scenic fruit-growing region, in the embers of the ongoing labour dispute we… Read more »

Police monitor demonstrators: Protests had spread across the winelands from De Doorns to Robertson, Wolesley, Ceres, Prince Alfred Hamlet and the surrounds.

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