Mid-April saw the arrival on the wine fair circuit of Cape Wine 2000, with 110 South African producers showing off their wares to a carefully selected audience of 200 of the drinks' world's top press and buyers. In terms of sheer size, Cape Wine did not get within missile range, never mind spitting distance, of the likes of Vinexpo or Vinitaly, but as an illustration of a new mindset within South Africa, its genesis was significant.