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Wrights Winery makes a start on their verjuice

Wrights Winery makes a start on their verjuice

Crisobal Ochoa (left) and Andres Azanza, both from Mexico.
Their “United Nations” pickers included above, from left, Kendall Grace (Gisborne), Friederike Weber (Germany), and Carla Rosas (Chile).

Pictures by Liam Clayton
Young Noah Wright joined the crew.

The first grapes came off local vines this week as Wrights Vineyard and Winery made a start on their verjuice variety.

The Wrights’ season is running about a week- and-a-half ahead of normal at this stage.

The first grapes came off local vines this week as Wrights Vineyard and Winery made a start on their verjuice variety.

The Wrights’ season is running about a week- and-a-half ahead of normal at this stage.

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