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Bruce Jack on the human & industry cost of Covid-19 in South Africa

Melanie Wong | Jan 23, 202108:02 PM    

During the pandemic, exports of South African wine have been prohibited. The SA wine industry normally sells 50% of its production abroad. And domestic sales of alcohol are banned as well in an effort to relieve hospital usage.

This insightful op-ed by South African winemaking legend Bruce Jack detailing the destruction of the country's wine industry and the pivot to charity and food relief is heartbreaking. Donations to the Headstart Trust for rural food relief can be made via Global Giving on this page, https://brucejack.com/headstart-trust/

Bruce Jack on huge impact Covid has had on South Africa and its people

Bruce Jack gives this deeply personal account of what it is like being a South African wine producer and employer due to government Covid alcohol bans

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