News - Wine and Viticulture

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...

Achiever to Continue his Learning Journey
May 8, 2017

Having recently graduated with his master’s degree, Tawehi Munro is already considering further study Many threads came together when Tawehi Munro graduated recently with a Master of Health...

New Plant for EIT Winery
May 2, 2017

Bucher’s area sales manager Samuel Plumejeau and technician Wilfried Dupeyroux and Viniquip’s managing director Horst Klos visited the campus winery to check on the destemmer-crusher and...

EIT Pick of the Crop for Study
April 3, 2017

Te Awa cellar supervisor Jason McCluskey could have studied a winemaking qualification at just about any leading educator in the world.  After considering his options, the American chose the...

Teacher Sharpens Chainsaw
January 11, 2017

After 20 years as a teacher Janine McDiarmid (42) wanted a change but it took her a while to see the solution right in front of her. She and husband Gerard own 16 hectares of grapes,...