Vines on Robben Island
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Island vines inspire Mandela wines

Vines growing in the former prison courtyard on Robben Island are now being tended by winemakers hoping to preserve Nelson Mandela's legacy.

Vines growing in the former prison courtyard on Robben Island are now being tended by winemakers hoping to preserve Nelson Mandela's legacy.

South Africa's first black president was imprisoned for 27 years - 18 of which he spent on the island - before he was freed in 1990,

Andrew Harding reports.

  • 26 Nov
  • From the section Africa