UK based WineServe has created a new firm, Boutinot South Africa to produce and sell wines from the country. The company has wine producing facilities in France ­ Paul Boutinot in Julienas and La Chapelle de Cray in the Loire ­ and a new distribution company in the US, Boutinot Wine Estates. Chris Williams, winemaker for Boutinot South Africa, said: "We have witnessed significant increase in foreign investment in the South African wine industry. "We also have excellent raw materials and near perfect growing conditions. It is the country to watch out for and we will be launching our first wine later this year." {{DRINKS }}