Mining group eyes winelands

Cape Town – The mining industry is eyeing the heart of the Boland wine region as well as part of the Cape Town metropole.

Wine farmers and land owners are upset about a government-controlled mining company applying for prospecting rights for the Bottelary area near Stellenbosch, as well as for the foot of the Tygerberg.

African Exploration Mining and Finance Corporation (AEMFC) (Ltd) wants development rights for among others, the Bottelary Hills Renosterveld Conservancy, part of the Jordan wine estate and the historic De Grendel estate.
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