News - Wine and Viticulture

Introducing Mary
November 5, 2018

EIT’s commitment to Pasifika students was strengthened when Mary Suni Robertson joined our Pasifika student support team. Mary works from the Pouwhirinaki walk-in space in the Hawke’s Bay...

Visiting Chinese scholar enjoys EIT experience
October 31, 2018

A visiting Chinese scholar is finding life at the EIT Hawke’s Bay campus quite a change from her normal academic life, and is thoroughly enjoying the experience. Yang Xue has found...

Young Vintner Loves Combining Science and Creativity
October 17, 2018

For Elise Picot winemaking is a fascinating process that combines science and creativity. The EIT Bachelor of Wine Science student is the 2018 HB A& P Young Vintner of the Year announced at...

Wine and Viticulture Students Explore Wine Regions
October 16, 2018

A large cohort of wine and viticulture students and staff from the School of Viticulture and Wine Science recently explored wineries and vineyards in Marlborough and Nelson.  It was the annual...

Scholarship Gave Wine Career A Kickstart
October 11, 2018

When Nev McPike got a phone call in 2015, inviting him back to Hawke’s Bay from Australia to take up the position of winemaker at Craggy Range, he drew breath. To come back to where his...

EIT will resume Wine and Viticulture Programme
October 4, 2018

A viticulture and winemaking programme is set to resume at EIT Tairāwhiti next year, thanks to collaboration between the institute and the wine industry. Members of the industry were...

Sustainability Programme Impresses Italian Tourists
September 11, 2018

Sustainable Winegrowing New Zealand’s proactive environmental management system captivated a group of Italians who recently toured four of this country’s wine regions.  The tour, which...

Students Explore Shared Love of Wine
September 10, 2018

This year’s Bragato exchange students know one another rather better after meeting at EIT and exploring wineries and vineyards together in Hawke’s Bay. Studying viticulture and oenology...