News - Wine and Viticulture

“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....

Davide Rossi
July 28, 2019

My name is Davide Rossi, I am 20 years old and I am from Conegliano, a small city near Venice, in the north east of Italy. I live in my hometown with my mother and older brother who studies...

EIT’s launches new viticulture and wine degree
July 9, 2019

From 2020 EIT’s School of Viticulture and Wine will offer a new three-year degree providing comprehensive skills and knowledge in both viticulture and wine science. The new Bachelor of...

EIT Winegrowing programme a recipe for success
June 7, 2019

A winegrowing programme at EIT in Gisborne has led one Gisborne school leaver to become a key player in this district’s rapidly growing horticulture industry. Rory Grant was only 17 when he...

Top winegrowing tutor joining EIT’s local team
May 8, 2019

Winegrowing studies are making a comeback at EIT under the leadership of Hawke’s Bay viticulture expert Tim Creagh, who plans to make Gisborne his new home. Tim has taught thousands of...

New Head of School excited about EIT’s potential
April 29, 2019

EIT has appointed Sue Blackmore as the new Head of School of Viticulture and Wine. Sue combines a broad range of international industry know-how with years of work experience in tertiary...