News - Wine and Viticulture

Wine leader chose EIT to upgrade viticulture skills
July 15, 2020

Wine entrepreneur Erica Crawford has just finished the last exam of her Graduate Diploma in Viticulture at EIT. Erica is the powerhouse behind Loveblock Organic Winery in Marlborough’s...

Wine manager digs into wine science at EIT
June 17, 2020

Thirteen years ago, German born Kathrin Jankowiec landed in New Zealand during a round-the world-trip and never left. Coming from a very different career background, the EIT graduate diploma...

Starting a career in wine
May 15, 2020

Elise Picot recently graduated with a Viticulture & Bachelor of Wine Science Concurrent Degree. Elise would have been one of this year’s valedictorians at EIT’s graduation ceremony. We...

Power couple work hard for success
December 19, 2019

It was a full-on year for power couple Julie and Ben Fulton. Julie, an EIT travel & tourism graduate, manages the Filipino restaurant PAK at Westshore. Over the last months, she has turned...

“Juggling swimming and study can be difficult”
September 17, 2019

Approximately seven sessions per week, eleven hours in the pool, up to five kilometres per session and 16 arm turns per length, well I guess you could just say I swim a lot. Initially I had...

EIT graduate builds stellar wine estate in France
August 22, 2019

Nine years ago Graeme Bott completed his viticulture and wine science degree at EIT. In 2010 he moved to Côte-Rôtie in France to work for well-known Rhone wine producer, Stephane Ogier....