Most commentators agree that South African wine quality has never been better. In addition, the industry provides some 300 000 jobs and the winelands are a key part of the tourism appeal of the Western Cape. And yet problems remain including a lack of profitability and the challenges that come with achieving meaningful land reform. Winemag.co.za exists as a forum where ideas can be exchanged and opposing arguments can be put forward towards determining the best outcomes. Some 25 000 people visit the site every month and we need your support to keep us going - any contribution, however big or small, is appreciated and it only takes a minute.