News - Wine and Viticulture

Chinese Graduate Chose EIT for Wine Studies
March 14, 2018

Working Hawke’s Bay’s busy vintage, Peter Zhang is sorry he isn’t able to make this week’s graduation.  But having gained EIT’s Diploma in Viticulture and Winemaking, he is...

Young Winemaker Shaping Exciting Future
December 12, 2017

EIT students explored career opportunities this semester at events held on the Hawke’s Bay and Tairāwhiti campuses. For prospective employers, the job expos were also an opportunity to...

Bragato Exchange Scholars
December 12, 2017

This year’s New Zealand Bragato exchange student Alexandra Peter will be exploring Italian vineyards and wineries over the northern winter. The second-year Bachelor of Wine Science and...

Researching Optimal Water Use
December 12, 2017

EIT and Thoughtful Viticulture Ltd are conducting Hawke’s Bay trials for a New Zealand Winegrowers-funded research project aimed at using water more efficiently to irrigate...

Research update from Viticulture and Wine
November 22, 2017

David Bloomfield is the Research Team Leader for the Viticulture and Wine Science School and he attended the Winegrowers Research Stakeholders Meeting in Blenheim yesterday, along with...

EIT Students Spend Semester Overseas
September 12, 2017

Partnered with 45 educational institutions worldwide, EIT is prioritising expanding relationships in Europe and Asia to provide further opportunities for students. The benefit works both...

EIT Wine School Partners with Chinese University
August 22, 2017

Having identified EIT as a leader in wine education, Qi Lu University of Technology has selected the institute to teach wine science to its students – both in China and in Hawke’s Bay. ...

New Head for School of Viticulture and Wine
August 14, 2017

Up for a new challenge, Sue Ross has taken over as head of EIT’s School of Viticulture and Wine Science at a time of significant change. In her first week in the role, Sue joined a team of...

Stellar Winemakers Join EIT’S Teaching Team
July 24, 2017

Two well-known and highly regarded winemakers have bolstered EIT’s School of Viticulture and Wine Science, joining a strong team of educators as wine science lecturers.  Dr David Bloomfield,...

Head of School Retires
July 24, 2017

Diane Marshall recently retired after 11-plus years as head of EIT’s School of Viticulture and Wine Science, rounding off a career in education that spanned more than 41 years. Chief executive...