Despite its beautiful surroundings and enormous potential for fine wine, South Africa's high profile political problems have been an obstacle to attracting international investment. Chris Brook-Carter reports The original properties of the Vergelegen winery in South Africa's Cape, a quintessential Victorian colonial estate which has played host to dignitaries such as Bill Clinton, is set among gardens of fairytale proportions. Sitting in its tranquil surroundings, the turmoil that currently grips this country as it struggles with its new identity is at worst a distant memory.