Deon Meyer’s Winelands Crime Novel a Great Blend

Damn, he beat us to it. But then again, this is Deon Meyer, best-selling South African crime-writer whose latest page-turner is not only set in the Cape winelands, but the plot involves some real vinous skulduggery which will entertain both wine buffs as well as those with a cursory interest in the product and its cultural roots.

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Cheers to Wineland Magazine!

South Africa’s oldest ?+¦-+???+¦-ú?-¦?+¦-ú?+¦+¦ and longest surviving ?+¦-+???+¦-ú?-¦?+¦-ú?+¦+¦ wine publication, Wineland, recently celebrated its 80th birthday with a restraint uncharacteristic of the local wine scene. No big splash, tweet-fountain or six course lunch complemented by a few shaky speeches. Wineland editor Cassie du Plessis just got his troops and a few guests together for a braai at the magazine’s Paarl office, sunk a few bottles of wine and knowing Cassie, there would well have been a few words said.

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