Story: Viticulture

Grapevines on wire trellises, Hastings

Grapevines on wire trellises, Hastings

New Zealand grapevines are trained onto tiers of horizontally arranged wires, to expose the leaves and fruit to maximum sunlight.

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Viticulture - Vine management', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 1 October 2023)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 24 Nov 2008