Wines of South Africa protests Guardian 'boycott' poll

Wednesday, 30 January, 2013
Adam Lechmere, Decanter
Wines of South Africa has condemned the Guardian newspaper's poll on a South African wine boycott as 'unfair' and 'damaging'.
The online poll in the Guardian asks readers, ‘Will you boycott South African wine?'

An explanatory paragraph says, ‘Agricultural union leaders in South Africa are calling for consumers to boycott wine, grapes and granny smith apples as workers protest against pay and conditions. Many of the 500,000 farm workers on the western Cape are demanding a pay rise from £4.92 to £10.62 a day – will you join the boycott?’

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