Viticulture & 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.

Scholarships

Fantastic scholarships and awards are available for our students.

EIT Year 13 Degree Scholarship
Bragato Exchange Scholarship
Hawke’s Bay A & P Society Young Vintners Award
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EIT will resume Wine and Viticulture Programme in Gisborne

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 disappointed when the programme was axed last year due to a lack of enrolments.

New Certificate in Winemaking for Gisborne

If you want a hands-on role in a winery or vineyard then this certificate is the perfect place to start. You will gain a sound base of theory alongside valuable practical skills, setting you on a path to growing grapes and creating fine wine.

In Tairāwhiti, Gisborne, you will experience winemaking and grapegrowing with a focus on sustainable and organic production. There is never been a better time or place to discover the intriguing world of wine.

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.

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News

YOUNG VINTNER LOVES COMBINING SCIENCE AND CREATIVITY

3 days ago

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

4 days ago

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...

Double the Fun for EIT Students Working at the Wine Awards

4 days ago

EIT has been part and parcel of the Hawke’s Bay Wine Awards for many years but this year the impact will be doubled. Instead of being responsible for the usual one course, the tertiary...