In his latest book, Pieter du Toit - News24's Assistant Editor for in-depth news - explores the roots of Stellenbosch, and closely examines its "club" of billionaires.
Some of South Africa's wealthiest people - all men, all Afrikaans and all stinking rich - reside in Stellenbosch; Johann Rupert, Jannie Mouton, Markus Jooste and Christo Wiese are but a few.
Julius Malema refers to them scathingly as "the Stellenbosch mafia", the very worst example of white monopoly capital.
But who are these mega-wealthy individuals, and what influence do they exert, not only on Stellenbosch, but more broadly, on South African society?
Pieter du Toit breaks it down. Watch.
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