Viticulture and Wine Science

EIT offers the widest range of viticulture and wine qualifications both on-campus and by distance by highly knowledgeable and experienced lecturers in New Zealand’s premium wine growing regions.

Viticulture and Wine Science Scholarships

Fantastic scholarships and awards are available for our students.

EIT Year 13 Degree Scholarship

Hawke’s Bay A & P Society Young Vintners Award

The Constellation Brands Scholarship

Facilities

Discover a great career path.  At EIT Hawke’s Bay, you’ll gain experience in a world-class laboratory complex, fully equipped for all the sciences with an instrument laboratory that houses advanced chemical analytical instruments, a modern teaching and research winery, sensory laboratory, vineyard and glasshouses.  

We also have a demonstration vineyard which is sited adjacent to the winery.

General Scholarships

EIT offers a variety of scholarships across various subjects and programme levels.  Some scholarships are based on your age, some are specific to the subject you want to study.  Not all scholarships are based on your academic ability and anyone wanting to study should investigate what scholarships are available to them.  

You can find a list of EIT scholarships here however there are many more scholarships offered nationally.  Information about these is on an database called “givME”. givME is accessible at EIT or at some public libraries. If you would like to come to EIT to look through the giveME database don’t hesitate to contact scholarships@eit.ac.nz or call in for a chat.

Viticulture and Wine Science Study Pathways

Which qualification would be right for you?

EIT offers qualifications from Level 3 through to Postgraduate in the Viticulture and Wine Science area.

Coming soon...

On Thursday, 28 October 2021 EIT School of Viticulture and Wine Science are excited to bring you the inaugural Research Symposium: Advancing Viticulture and Wine Related Research.

The one-day symposium aims to build industry knowledge and help develop an agenda for future wine industry related research across NZ.

 

EIT to host inaugural Wine Research Symposium

1 day ago

  An inaugural wine research symposium aimed at presenting recent New Zealand research to industry and helping develop an agenda for future wine industry related research is due to be hosted...

EIT plays host to judging in Hawke's Bay A&P Bayleys Wine Awards

September 20, 2021

 About 400 of Hawke’s Bay’s finest wines have been sampled in an intense two-day judging process held at EIT last week. The wines, entered into the 21st annual Hawke's Bay A&P...

EIT hosts Info and Enrolment Day

January 26, 2021

EIT’s Info day will help future students to find a programme which is best suited for them. People who are looking to change careers, advance their existing skills, or learn something new are...

Staff

Our lecturers are highly trained professionals with particular areas of expertise in viticulture and wine science. We value our partnership with students, and aim to provide quality education in a supportive environment, encouraging personal growth and professional development.

Dr Rory Hill
DPhil, MA Geography (Distinction), BSc (Honours)

Dr Chandre Honeth
PhD, MSc (Viticulture), BSc (Vit&Oen)

Dr Cryn Russell
PhD, PGCertTerEd, BTech (Biotech) (Hons)

Dr Victor Ye
PhD, MSc, BSc, NZCertAdTT

Tim Creagh
BAppSc (Viticulture), DipWineSc, DipMarketing

Briar Davies
BSc (Microbiology & Genetics), NZCertAdTT

Sian Forlong-Ford
BSc (Hons), DipTchg (Tertiary)

Rachel Garnham
PGDipV&O, BSc

Elise Montgomery
GDipOen, BHortSc

David Moore
MSc, GDipWine, BSc (Hons), NZCertAdTT

Jane Qin
MHortSc (Vit&Oen), BAgriSc, NZCertAdTT

Steve Simpson
BV&O

Partners

  wine science courses + viticulture courses