Wine Science and Viticulture

Study on-campus or by distance with the Centre of Viticulture and Wine at EIT, which is situated in New Zealand’s premium wine regions. Select from the widest range of winemaking and grapegrowing programmes offered in Hawke's Bay and Gisborne.


Fantastic scholarships and awards are available for our students.

Bragato Exchange Scholarship
Hawke’s Bay A & P Society Young Vintners Award
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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.