Wine makers in court to argue for the full reopening of industry

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Article Highlights:

  • The matter against government’s restriction on alcohol sales was heard in the Western Cape High Court;
  • One of the main points that will be argued include the structure of government’s argument. Since the start of the pandemic, we have argued that provinces and not national government should decide whether or not to impose legal restrictions; and
  • In July, Vinpro’s challenge was rendered academic, because the alcohol sales ban was relaxed, however, this interim application now asks that evidence be taken into account.