The ongoing trade war between China and Australia has thrown South Africa’s winemakers a lifeline. Chinese drinkers bought nearly 40% of Australia’s wine exports before the long-simmering tensions between Beijing and Canberra boiled over and brought the trade to an abrupt halt. Now, Reuters reports that, over the past three months exports of South African wine to China jumped 50%, and hopes are high for even more sales once Australian stocks are polished off during the country’s Lunar New Year holiday.