Infrastructure

CentrePort and Picton tap into wine business

Brent Melville
Tue, 14 Jun 2022

CentrePort and Picton tap into wine business
Port Marlborough will be ready to triple its wine export capacity. (Image: Port Marlborough))
Brent Melville
Tue, 14 Jun 2022
Wellington’s CentrePort and Port Marlborough will invest $14 million to develop a cargo hub and freight link at Blenheim, hoping to tap into a greater share of the region’s $2 billion of wine exports. The seven-hectare hub is part of a wider 32-hectare vineyard site at Riverlands, outside Blenheim, about 34 kilometres south of Picton. The land was bought in December 2021 as the first joint effort between the two ports. The hub will be built over the next 18 to 24 months and will link to the Picton port both by rail and Sta...

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