NT grapes a winner

Colin Bettles
Updated December 11 2015 - 2:37pm, first published April 29 2013 - 12:32pm
Richie Hayes with his Menindee seedless table grape vines, grown on Rocky Hill, near Alice Springs, Northern Territory.
Richie Hayes with his Menindee seedless table grape vines, grown on Rocky Hill, near Alice Springs, Northern Territory.

WHEN he’s not racing at 140km per hour through dangerous off-road terrain in the Dakar rally, Richie Hayes risks his head and skin growing table grapes in dry, dusty conditions in central Australia.

Colin Bettles

Colin Bettles

National political writer

National political writer for Fairfax Agricultural Media.

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