Grape spills costly as harvest continues in Marlborough

Grape spills costly as harvest continues in Marlborough

Harvest is a week away from winding down, but there have already been more grape spills than last year, police say. Highway patrol team leader Barrie Greenall said the greater yield this season meant there were more grapes to transport, which had resulted in more spills. These usually happened at roundabouts or intersections because trucks did not slow down enough and were forced to brake suddenly, he said.

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