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Top wine estate ‘betrays the poor’

The Boschendal Wine Estate. Photo: Jim McLagan

04 July 2015


The Boschendal Wine Estate. Photo: Jim McLagan

The Boschendal Wine Estate. Photo: Jim McLagan

By Zenzile Khoisan

Cape Town – Boschendal wine estate’s plan for an upmarket residential and shopping hub, which detractors say will come at the expense of previously disadvantaged communities in the Dwars River Valley, is to face some hefty opposition from churches, trusts and prominent residents.

The plan, panned as reintroducing “apartheid-style residential patterns” and completely disregarding restitution issues, replaces the estate’s application of more than a decade ago, and appears to backtrack on agreements with residents of the towns of Pniel, Johannesdal, Lanquedoc and Kylemore.

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