How cherry rejects are turned into cherry wine


Dave McMillan’s reject cherries used to go in a hole and were buried. Now they are poured into glasses. Wine glasses to be exact.

Tony finds out more about chery wine from Dave McMillan Ripponvale Cromwell.

Since the 2014-2015 harvest, his cherries which are too small or weather damaged go a couple of kilometres down the road to VinPro in Cromwell and are made into wine.

Listen to the full interview with Dave McMillan above.

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