At EIT, Rod teaches wine production, sensory and wine science courses. Invited to present at the American Society of Oenologists Conference in Monterey in 2011, he spoke about current research and collaboration with the Australian Wine Research Institute involving tannin and colour analysis of red wines.
Fantastic scholarships and awards are available for our students.
Bragato Exchange Scholarship
Hawkes Bay A & P Society Young Vintners Award
The general laboratories, which cater for up to 60 students at any one time, are fully equipped for all sciences including wine science. Adjacent to these is the specialise wine sensory laboratory and an instrument laboratory that is equipped for advanced chemical analyses.
We also have a demonstration vineyard which is sited adjacent to the winery.
This video clip features Yvonne Lorkin, from the Thirsty Work TV series who spends a day at EIT with our winemaking students and lecturers.
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