Story: Viticulture

Machine-harvesting (2nd of 2)


Most grapes are machine-harvested. Mechanical harvesters travel down rows of vines and use rods to knock the grapes onto a conveyor belt which delivers the grapes into large bins.

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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